Definition of Encik in English:

Encik

noun

South East Asian
  • In Malaysia: a title prefixed to the first name of a man without a higher, honorific, or professional title.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in John Leyden (1775–1811), linguist and poet. From Malay encik (formerly also entjik, enche, inche', inchi, etc.) honorific title, form of polite address.

Pronunciation

Encik

/ˈɛntʃɪk/