v. 1. cut something from its base or stem. Tuptúpa ang pakù kay dì nà iapil paglútù, Cut the wings off. Don’t include them with what you are cooking; 1a. cut something with long strokes at the base; 2. cut something straight across, not tapering. Kinsay nagtuptup ug tupi nímu? Who cut your hair evenly all around your head? a. being cut straight across, not tapering. pina- v. make something cut straight across.