tī paru

tī paru, (-a, -‘a). Crush to pieces, smash up, break up.

E tī paru i te patu ta‘ito kā patu ‘aka‘ou ei.
Break down the old wall and rebuild it;

Kua tī paru ‘aia i te au vaevae kākara ‘ei paru i te ika.
He crushed the crabs legs for ground bait;

Kua tī parua taua tokā ra nō te piri roa ki te ara.
The boulder was broken up because it was right beside the road.