kenu

kenu, (-a, -‘ia -mia). Turn ground, till, root (of pigs).

Kua kenu ‘aia i te one ē kua rūrū i te ‘ua tōmāti.
He prepared the ground and sowed the tomato seeds;

Kua kenua ā roto i tāna one ‘ānani e te puaka.
The pig has been rooting in his orange plot. (See pākenu.) [Pn. *kenu.]

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