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.