Definition of pondok in English:

pondok

(also pondokkie)

noun

South African
  • 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.’

Origin

Afrikaans, from Malay.

Pronunciation

pondok

/ˈpɒndɒk/