Meaning of túgkay



To stick the handle of a ladle, fork or spoon, a piece of bamboo, or the like, into rice or other food fresh from the pot, so that the steam may escape more freely. Tugkayá sang tenedór ang kán-on sa kólon. Stick the fork in the rice in the kettle. Itúgkay ang luág sa tiníg-ang. Stand the ladle in the freshly cooked rice. (see kalíkad).