Definition of Silat in English:

Silat

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Pronunciation: /sɪˈlat
 
/

noun

[mass noun]
  • The Malay art of self-defence, practised as a martial art or accompanied by drums as a ceremonial display or dance.
    More example sentences
    • This week I want to cast my net a little bit further, and discuss some similarities between modern grappling and Indonesian Silat.
    • Believe it or not, I first came across Omo Plata as a finishing hold in Indonesian Silat.
    • While still deadly, Silat is also presented with music as a traditional folk dance.

Origin

Malay.

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