ngaki

ngaki, (-a, -‘ia). Care for, look after, bring up (a child).

Nāku i ngaki iā koe ē ma‘ata ‘ua ake koe.
I’ve looked after you until you have grown up;

Kā kite rāi au i te ngaki i tāku ‘ānau.
I know how to bring a family up;

Kua ‘akameitaki ‘aia i te taote ē te nēti nō te ngaki‘anga iāia.
He thanked the doctor and the nurse for looking after him.

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