pakipaki

pakipaki, (-a), fq. (pa)paki. Applaud, clap, slap on back, pat.

I te peke‘anga ia mātou te rē, kua ‘oro‘oro mai te tangata e kua pakipaki i tō mātou mokotua.
When we won people came running in and patted us on the back;

Kua pakipakia te pēpe kia varea e te moe.
The baby was patted to send it to sleep;

Kua pakipaki ‘aia i te namu i runga i tōku mokotua.
He slapped the mosquitoes on my back;

Kua pakipaki mai te ngaru ki te kaokao o te vaka.
The waves slapped against the sides of the canoe.
[paki1 RR.]

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