‘iki‘iki3

‘iki‘iki3, (-a, -‘ia, -na), fq. ‘iki3.

1.

(a) Hang up:

‘Iki‘ikia ki runga i te niuniu kia marō vave.
Hang it over the wire so that it will dry quickly;

(b) dandle, hold in arms (child):

Kua rave atura aia ia ratou, kua ikiiki iora
(Mark 10.16). And he took them up in his arms;

(c) care for, nurse:

Ko tāna ‘apinga aro‘a tēia kiāku nō tōku ‘iki‘iki‘anga i tana tamā‘ine.
This is what he gave me when I cared for his daughter;

Kua ‘iki‘iki meitaki taua va‘inē ra iāku i tōku maki‘anga ē meitaki ‘ua atu.
The lady looked after me well when I was sick until I got better again.

2. n. Nurse.

Mate iora te ikiiki ia Rebeka ra ko Debora.
Then Rebekah’s nurse, Debora, died (Gen. 35.8).
[‘iki3 RR.]

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