Meaning of ámak



Easily lighted material, as shavings, dry leaves, grass, etc. used to start or kindle a fire. Paámak is generally used, also as a verb. Mangítà ka sing ámak or paámak. Look for some kindling. Paamáki ang kaláyo. Put some easily lighted material on the fire. Ipaámak ko iníng lukáy. I'll use as kindling these dry coconut leaves. Pangitái sing paámak iníng mga rámò kag tútdan mo. Go in search of something to set fire to this refuse and burn it up.