‘iki3, (-a, -‘ia, -na).
1. Hang something dangling (over line, rail, branch).
E ‘iki i te kāka‘u mā‘ū ki runga i te taura.
Hang the wet clothes up on the line.
2. Dandle, nurse (a child) in the arms.
Kua ‘akaoti te pēpe i te auē i tōku ‘iki‘anga iāia.
The baby stopped crying when I dandled him;
Kāre te māmā e ‘inangaro kia ‘ikia te pēpe.
The mother didn’t want the baby to be dandled.
3. Look after, rear (a child), nurse (an invalid).
Kua ‘iki au iāia ē ma‘ata ua atu.
I looked after him until he was grown up;
Kua ‘iki ‘aia i tōna metua ē mate ‘ua atu.
She looked after her father until he died.