ALAK

 
alak
liquor, alcoholic drink


alakan
distillery


alak-alakan
substandard distillery


malakas na alak
strong liquor


nalasing sa alak
got drunk on liquor

 



Unrelated to word above, the term alak-alakan has been inconsistently used to refer to either the underside of the knee or the calf muscle (gastrocnemius muscle). The etymology is alak, an ancient Tagalog word referring to something curved.


alak-alakan
underside of the knee

 

alak-alakan
calf muscle, gastrocnemius muscle