root word: kudkód


kudkuran ng niyog
coconut grater

This is a native traditional implement used for scraping the tough coconut flesh off its shell. The blade is attached to the end of a wooden bench on which the person doing the grating sits.

Kudkuran: Coconut Grater

The type of coconut that is subjected to this type of grating is niyog, the mature coconut with thick and tough white meat.

For the younger, softer type of coconut flesh called buko, all you would need is a spoon.

Kabayo ni Adan, dili moka-on ug dili kabay-an. (Visayan riddle)