tā‘iripoti

tā‘iripoti, (-a, -‘ia). Overwhelm, sweep out of existence, annihilate, exterminate.

Kua tā‘iripoti rātou i te tangata i taua ‘enua ē kāre rava tēta‘i i ora.
They annihilated the people on that island and not one survived;

Kua manako rātou ē kia tā‘iripoti‘ia te manu i runga i taua ‘enuā ra.
They decided to exterminate all the birds on that island;

Kua tā‘iripoti‘ia e te a‘i te ‘are katoa.
The fire destroyed the whole house.

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