v.i. broken into pieces, shattered (of hard or brittle things).
Na yaeyae loa iāna i te pona ke pupua wua. He tore the shirt apart into many pieces.
Te tōnga o te kapu ia, kamuloa pupua wua. When the cup fell, it was completely shattered.
Na pupua wua te mōina o Tuli nō tei tō ki lunga o te watu. Tuli’s bottle was broken to pieces when it fell on the stone.