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

    1. Hang up: Ikiikia ki runga i te niuniu kia maro vave. Hang it over the wire so that it w dry quickly;
    2. 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;
    3. care for, nurse: Ko tana apinga aroa teia kiaku no toku ikiikianga i tana tamaine. This is what he gave me when I cared for his daughter; Kua ikiiki meitaki taua vaine ra iaku i toku makianga e meitaki ua atu. The lady looked after me well when I was sick until I got better again.
    4. 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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