Definition of sepak takraw in English:

sepak takraw

(also takraw)

Pronunciation /ˌseˌpak ˈtaˌkrô/ /ˌsɛˌpæk ˈtæˌkrɔ/

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noun

  • A team sport popular in Southeast Asia, in which a woven ball is hit over a high net using parts of the body other than the hands or arms and without letting the ball touch the ground.

    ‘during one of his classes, he heard some of his students talking about sepak takraw’
    • ‘there are designated fitness areas and sports courts where locals play takraw’

Origin

Malay, from Malay sepak ‘kick’ + Thai takro ‘woven rattan ball’.