n. device consisting of strings to which noisemakers are hung to scare away birds that feed on rice; v. put up such a device.
v. for corn grits that are supposed to be cooked dry to come out wet and unevenly cooked. Maghugità ang kan-un ug dílì nímu sugkáyun, Corn grits will not cook evenly if you don’t keep stirring them; a. corn grits that are wet and unevenly cooked.
(from hukal) v. 1. for something that is spread over a surface and stuck to it to loosen. Mihugkal na ang kupras, The coconut meat is loose in the shell now. Nagkahugkal na ang manikiyur sa ákung mga kuku, My nail polish is getting loose; 2. for a cough to loosen. Tambal nga nakahugkal (nakapahugkal) sa ákung ubu, Medicine that loosened my cough.