patī

patī, v.i. Splash, spray, splatter.

Kia matakite, ko te patī mai te vai vera ki runga iā koe.
Be careful the hot water doesn’t splash on you;

Kua patī te tai ki roto i te reva i te popoki‘anga te ngaru ki runga i te mato.
Spray was flung into the air as the wave broke against the rocks.
(see ‘akapatī, tāpatī; (‘aka-, tā-)pātītī.)
[Ep. *patii.]

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