tūto‘u, tī to‘u

tūto‘u, tī to‘u (-a, -‘ia, -na). Dip something in a liquid.

Kua tūto‘u ‘aia i tōna rima ki roto i te kapu vai.
He dipped his finger in the cup of water;

Tūto‘ua tō ika ki te tai ‘akari kā kai ei.
Dip your fish in the coconut sauce before you eat it;

‘E tai tūto‘u ika mata tēnā nāna.
That sauce is for him to dip the raw fish in;

‘Ea‘a ‘aia i tūto‘u ei i tōna ūpoko ki roto i te vai?
Why did he duck his head in the water?