1. v.t. To turn or raise (the eyes), look at.
Kua nānā ‘aia i tōna mata ki runga i tōna rongo‘anga i te ‘aruru o te pa‘īrere.
He looked up when he heard the roar of the plane;
i tōna nānā‘anga ki te ‘opunga,
when he looked to the west.
2. v.i. Turn, look, glance (of the eyes).
Kua nānā ‘aere tōna mata.
His eyes glanced here and there;
Kua nana akera oki tona mata ki runga e akara atura.
And then he raised his eyes and looked (Gen. 18.2).