Meaning of húk-ab



To get loose and fall off, peel off, scale off (as plaster from a wall, labels pasted on boards, etc.). Nahúk-ab ang pínta sa baláy, ang ápog sa padér, etc. The paint on the house, the plaster on the wall loosened-or-came off in scales, etc. Huk-abá ang sílyo sa sóbre. Take the stamp off the envelope. Huk-abí ang puertáhan sináng papél. Take that paper off the door. Sín-o ang naghúk-ab sang abíso nga ákon ginpapilít sa tápì dirâ? Who tore off the notice I pasted on that board there? (see ukáb, lúk-ab, húl-ab).