Meaning of alkuntra



n. something put behind something else which is to be hammered in order to absorb the blow, acting as a counterpoise; v. 1. make into a counterpoise. Alkuntráhig pintul dinhing pikása ug paknga ug martilyu sa píkas, Put a piece of wood on this side to absorb the blow and strike it with a hammer on the other side; 2. react in opposition to something Ang pagkagastadur sa asáwa gialkuntráhan (gialkuntra) sa katihik sa bána, The husband’s tightfistedness acted as a counterpoise (was used as a counterpoise) to the wife’s spending.