Stemming from the root word 'aga
', it refers to the action of gauging.
"This part of the job is usually agaration. Even old workers like us are not entirely perfect in our work. Know what I mean?"
A Hokkien(Chinese dialect) term with a similar meaning to 'estimate' or 'gauge'. However, it is usually used in the sense of action.
"How much flour to put in?"
"Er...You aga-aga lah."
"Do things you must know how to aga. See boss angry you know you better not knock off early."