tūtū1, (-a, -‘ia). Spread (tidings), announce (news), preach (Gospel).
Kia matakite i te tūtū i tēnā tuatua ki te tangata, ko te ‘aka‘apa‘ia mai koe.
Be careful spreading that story around to people, you might find youself in court (for slander);
Kua ‘aere ‘aia ki tērā ‘enua ē ki tērā ‘enua ē kua tūtū ‘aere i te ‘ī vangeria.
Then he went on from one island to another, preaching the Gospel;
Kua tūtū‘ia taua manakō ra ki te au tangata ravarāi.
Everyone was told about the scheme.