(-a, -ia). Care for, look after, bring up (a child). Naku i ngaki ia koe e maata ua ake koe. I’ve looked after you until you have grown up; Ka kite rai au i te ngaki i taku anau. I know how to bring a family up; Kua akameitaki aia i te taote e te neti no te ngakianga iaia. He thanked the doctor and the nurse for looking after him.