A rough shelter made of scraps of wood, cardboard, or corrugated iron.
- ‘Ferdiny: ‘Should we sleep here in the pondok or in the tents?’’
- ‘There is a vast difference between somebody living in a shanty town hoping for a small plot on which to erect a pondok and somebody who wants to become a full-time bona fide farmer.’
Afrikaans, from Malay.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.