tāve‘u, tūve‘u

tāve‘u, tūve‘u, (-a, -‘ia). Stir up, disturb, disperse.

Kua tāve‘u‘ia te punāvai e te tamaiti.
The child stirred up the pond;

‘Auraka e tāve‘u i te ko‘angā rango, ka paoa koe.
Don’t disturb the wasp nest, you‘ll get stung;

Kua rererere te manu i tōku tāve‘u‘anga.
The birds flew away when I disturbed them.

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