‘uritumu

‘uritumu, (-a, -‘ia). Overthrow, destroy completely, ransack.

Kua ‘aere mai te nuku o Kuru ē kua ‘uritumu i taua pātireia.
Kuru’s troops came and devastated that country;

Kua ‘uritumu‘ia te ‘are.
The house had been ransacked. Toa ‘uritumu, a great hero.

‘E toa ‘uritumu taua tangatā ra.
He was a really great hero.
[‘uri2, tumu.]

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