Meaning of pákal



To stab, stick, pierce, to aim at or hit an object with some sharp or edged tool, especially applied to a sport or pastime, often indulged in by rice-harvesters. It consists in trying to hit the handle of one rice-cutter (kayóg) with the edge of another. Nagapakaláy silá. They are trying to hit each other's rice-cutters. Ginpákal níya ang ákon kayóg. He hit (struck at) my rice-cutter with the edge of his. (see bunô).