tūpakipaki

tūpakipaki, (-a, -‘ia, -na), fq., dim. tūpaki. Strike or tap repeatedly.

E tūpakipaki i te tūtae‘āuri ki te ‘āmara.
Beat the rust off with a hammer;

Kua tūpakipakina te toka kia nga‘anga‘ā.
The stone was given a number of short sharp taps to split it open.

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