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1. vi. To root, wallow, as a hog; to tread, trample, push, as through mud or grass; to struggle; to roil, as water; to delve, search. Also haunaku. See ʻakaʻakai and ex., oi 2. Naku liʻi, groveler. hoʻo.naku Caus/sim. (PPN natu).

2. Same as nānaku, a bulrush.

3. n. A kind of red-skinned onion.

v. To root, as a hog; to throw up ground in heaps or ridges.

2. To tread upon; to trample down; to destroy.

3. To seek; to hunt after; to search for; to look or inquire for; oi imi, oi naku, oi noke, oi huli wale a! aole he loaa.

4. To follow; to pursue; e naku aku ia ia a loaa.

5. To shake; to be in a tremor, as one dying; naku iho la a make.

s. Takes both ka and ke for articles. A rush. Isa. 9:13. The rush of which mats are made, akaakai.

2. A rooting; a throwing up dirt in ridges or hills.

3. A destroying; an overturning.

4. A pursuit after a thing; aia no i kau naku ia ia a loaa; no ka imi, ame ka naku, ame ka huli, ame ka noii ana; a search; a pursuit after.

Ami Nuuanu i ka wa waahila,

Lea ole no ia Lalanihuli,

Huli ka makani,

Naku i ke oho o ke kawelu.

1. The rush of which rush-mats are made.

2. A rooting; a turning upside down.

3. Violent pushing to and fro, as a crowd in exaggerated fright.

4. Strenuous endeavor.

1. To root, as a hog; to throw up ground in heaps or ridges.

2. To tread upon; to trample down; to destroy.

3. To seek; to hunt after; to search for; to look or inquire for; oi imi, oi naku, oi noke, oi huli wale a! Aole e loaa.

4. To follow; to pursue; e naku aku ia ia a loaa.

5. To tremble; to shake; to be in a tremor, as one dying; naku iho la a make.

E huli iā “naku” ma Ulukau.

Search for “naku” on Ulukau.

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