Meaning of sápla



To graze, slice off the surface, shave off, make a superficial wound with a cutting instrument or the like. Ginsápla níya ang kalabása sang kótsilyo. He pared off the rind of the squash with the knife. Nasápla sang binángon ang ákon bútkon. My arm received a surface wound from the bolo. Saplahá sang sadól ang mga matáas kag tampokán ang mga libaóng, agúd magsaláma ang dútà. Hoe (dig) something off the hillocks and fill in the hollows of the ground, that the land may become level. (see hapáw, báklis, gádras).