papaki

papaki, (-‘ia, pākia). Slap, smack, tap with open hand.

Kua pākia e Manu tōku mokotua.
Manu slapped my back;

Kā tae koe i te papaki i tōna taringa?
Dare you slap his ear?;

Kua papaki mai ‘aia iāku kia ‘ākara atu.
He gave me a slap to get me to look at him.
[paki1 rR.]

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