Meaning of pákas



To cut in two, split open, slit, kipper, slit up, lay open, rip open, divide lengthwise (as fish for drying, etc.). Isdà nga pinákas. Kippered fish. Fish slit up (and dried with or without salt). Pakása ang ísdà. Cut the fish in two. Cut the fish open lengthwise. Also used metaphorically: Karón pakáson ta ikáw. Now I will give you a good thrashing. Ang maáyo sa íya pakáson. It would be best to punish him severely. (see píhak, pihák).