paniningalang-pugad (paniningaláng-pugad) Filipino/Tagalog term
Literal meaning: looking up the nest
- yugto ng buhay pagbibinata ng isang batang lalaking nagsisimula nang manligaw
- a phase in adolescent life of a boy when he begins to court a girl of his age
- Laging wala sa bahay ang lalaking anak ni Berto kasi anak nya ay nasa panahon ng paniningaláng-pugad.
- Berto's son is not always home because his son is in the stage when a boy begins to court a girl of his age.