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.