n. 1. stern of boats; 2. see apúpa; v. 1. go toward the stern. Mipúpa ang hángin, The boat sailed into the wind; 2. make or build a stern for a boat. pa- v. 1. head the stern of a boat s.w. 2. go near. Mipapúpa man gud ka sa nag-áway, naapil ka hinúun, You went near the persons quarreling, so you got involved.