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.