Meaning of pitupitu



n. 1. mosquito wrigglers; 2. tadpole. (←) game played with small children where the child puts the fingers on the palm of the adult’s hand who recites or sings a rhyme closing the fingers on the child’s hand. One version: Pitupítu santubud, kan-un púru budbud, Putdang sanggutan, ang bílin kawatan, Pitupítu santubud, all he eats is budbud, Cut the toddy-producing tree down, Whoever is left is the thief; v. 1. be infested with mosquito wrigglers or tadpoles. Gipitupitu ang danaw, The pond is full of mosquito larvae (tadpoles). 2. become mosquito wrigglers, tadpoles.