to‘u1

to‘u1, (-a, -‘ia, -na). Point out, identify, recognise.

Kua to‘u ‘aia ki te tangata tei tāmataku iāia.
She pointed to the person who had threatened her;

Kāre e rauka iāku kia to‘u i taua ngā tāngatā ra.
I can’t identify those two men;

Kāre au i manako ē kā to‘u ‘aia iāku.
I didn’t think that he’d identify me;

Kua to‘ua rātou e te ‘akavā i te ‘oro‘anga.
The police recognised them as they were making off.
[Ep. *tofu3.]

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