Meaning of uku, ukù

uku, ukù


expression uttered to babies three or four months old, the interpretation of the baby’s cooing; v. for a three- or four-month-old baby to coo in response when talked to, tickled, blown. Makalingaw ang bátà basta makamau nang muukù, A baby is a lot of fun when it starts to coo back at you when you talk to it.