Meaning of salak



v. catch something in the hands. Salka ang búla, Catch the ball.



n. kind of nonfatal sickness which is characterized by the yellowing of the white of the eyes, thought to be caused by stepping over certain plants or by walking at the back of someone who is believed to be a salakan; v. get this disease. -an(→) n. one who causes this disease if people walk behind his back. A person gets this supernatural power involuntarily and often may not realize he has it. He can also cure it by rubbing the patient’s clothing and saying puyra sálak.