tuaru, tueru

tuaru, tueru, (-a, -‘ia). Drive off, repel, expel, exile, sack (from work).

‘Ea‘a ‘aia i tuaru ei iā koe ki va‘o?
Why did he kick you out?;

Nō te tuaru mai au i te moa i roto i te one tōmāti.
I’ve been chasing the fowl out of the tomato plot;

Kua tuaru‘ia ‘aia mei te ‘anga‘anga.
He was sacked;

Ka tuaru tēia pēni ‘ōu i te repo.
This new paint repels dirt.
(cf. arumaki.)

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