Meaning of put-uk



v. swallow air or jump involuntarily from surprise. Naput-uk ang ákung buut sa íyang gisulti, I was dumbfounded with what she said. Hiput-ukan (himut-ukan) ang maistra sa kalit nga pagbisíta sa supirbisur, The teacher was taken aback by the unexpected visit of her supervisor. Nahimut-ukan aku sa íyang pirsunal nga pangutána, I was dumbstruck by his personal question.