‘eu‘eu

‘eu‘eu, (-a, -‘ia), fq. ‘e‘eu. Draw back, remove (covering, lid), open(doors,windows, containers, books), reveal (what is covered, secrets).

Kua kāpiki nui atūra ‘a Rū kia Tangaroa kia ‘eu‘eu i te rangi kia kitea te ‘enua,
so then Rū called out loud to Tangaroa to draw back the clouds so that they could see land;

Kua oti ‘aia i te ‘eu‘eu ‘aere i taua puka ra, kua manako ‘aia ē kā ‘oko ‘aia,
when he’d finished leafing through the book, he decided that he would buy it;

Kua ‘eu‘eu‘ia te au kiri o te pātete e te tangata ko‘i tero,
the passengers’ suitcases were opened up by the customs men.
[-‘eu RR.]