hōkaka

MaoriEdit

NounEdit

hōkaka

  1. desire, wish

VerbEdit

hōkaka

  1. to desire, to want, to yearn
    Ko te mea ia i tino hōkaka ai ia, ka haere ia ki a Te Whatuiāpiti, hei hoa mōna.What she earnestly desired was to go to Te Whatuiāpiti to be his wife.

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. "to desire" in Māori Dictionary, 1998–present