Meaning of hamál



A handful; to eat with one's hand, using the hollow of the hand to carry food to the mouth. Ihamál lang ang kán-on. Just eat rice from the hollow of your hand. Hamalí siá sing isá ka hamál nga kán-on. Put a handful of rice into his mouth. Hamalí ang bábà níya. Put a handful to his mouth, i.e. Give him a slap on the mouth. Hatági akó sing isá ka hamál. Give me a handful. (see dapál, bókod, bokód-to eat with one's fingers).