tūtaka

tūtaka, (-‘ia, tūtakā-‘ia). Inspect, visit, look over, go around looking.

Kua ‘aere ‘aia kua tūtaka i te au ngā‘i ‘anga‘anga a te Kavamani.
He went and visited the various government departments;

Kua tūtaka‘ia te au ‘are repo i te au rā rava rāi.
The lavatories were inspected every day;

Kua tūtaka te rangatira i tōna nuku.
The commander inspected his troops. Tangata tūtaka ‘āpi‘i, school inspector.

2. An inspection.

Ka rave‘ia te tūtaka ‘ōire ā teia marama ki mua.
The village inspections will be held next month.

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