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