v. 1. scoop up with one hand. Mihakup kug usa ka kumkum nga mais, I scooped a handful of corn; 2. clasp something with one hand. Gihakup níya ang ákung kamut ug gilamánu, He took my hand and shook it. 3. embrace, seize or hold something by encircling it with the arms. Gihakup níya ang bátag midágan, He gathered the child in his arms and ran; 4. be gripped by an emotion or by a condition. Ang katálaw mihakup sa íyang galamhan, Cowardice gripped him. Gihakup (gihakpan) ang balángay sa kangitngit, Darkness enveloped the village; n. handful of something.