to‘uto‘u1

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

Kua to‘uto‘u ‘aia ki te au ‘apinga tāna ka ‘inangaro.
He pointed out the things he would want;

To‘uto‘una ki te rākau.
Point them out with the stick;

Kua to‘uto‘u‘ia e te tamaiti te aronga tei titiri iāia ki roto i te vai.
The boy pointed out the ones who had thrown him in the water;

Kua tī to‘u ‘aia i tōna rima ki roto i te vai ē kua to‘uto‘u ‘aere ki runga i tōna rae ē oti ki runga i tōna umauma.
He dipped his finger in the water and crossed himself (pointed to his forehead and breast).

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