ketu

ketu, (-a, -‘ia). To root up the ground (of pigs).

Nā te puaka ā Ka‘a i ketu i tā mātou one kūmara.
It was Ka‘a’s pig that rooted up our kumara plot;

Kua ‘akatika ‘aka‘ou rātou i te ngā‘i i ketua e te puaka.
They levelled out again the place that the pig had rooted up. (See ketuketu.) [Pn. *ketu.]

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