MALAGKIT

root word: lagkit, meaning sticky
malagkit
sticky


malagkit na pawis
sticky sweat (common in the Philippines because of the heat and humidity)


malagkit na tingin
lascivious look

Malagkit ang tingin ng lalaki sa babae.
The man was looking at the woman as though he were undressing her with his eyes.


The word malagkit also refers to a variety of glutinous  (sticky) rice from the plant that has the scientific name Oryza sativa var. glutinosa or Oryza glutinosa.


Malagkit rice is a very popular food ingredient in the Philippines. It is widely used in making native delicacies such as suman, puto, bibingka, champorado and bilo-bilo.