sangkut

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Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayic *saŋkut (compare Indonesian sangkut), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *saŋkut, from Proto-Austronesian *saŋkut.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

sangkut

  1. to hook (on something)

Noun[edit]

sangkut

  1. snagging or entanglement.
  2. (fishing, Singapore) When one's terminal tackle is snagged on underwater debris or an underwater structure.