たたく

JapaneseEdit

For pronunciation and definitions of たたく – see the following entry.
叩く
[verb] to hit; to strike; to beat; to paddle (to spank with a paddle)
[verb] to criticize; to verbally abuse or attack
[verb] to play (drums); to beat
[verb] to clap (hands)
Alternative spelling
敲く
(This term, たたく, is an alternative spelling of the above term.)