# SUNGKIT

pagkuha ng anumang bagay na nasa itaas sa paggamit ng panungkit o kawit

A sungkit is a pole with a hook attached on one end, used to pick fruits.

Sungkutin mo ang mangga.
Pick the mango with the pole.

Sinungkit ko ang papayang ito.
I picked this papaya with a pole.

Filipinos also use this Tagalog word to describe other things and actions similar to using the pole for picking fruit. For example, if you use a long stick to get at something out of reach, you could say:

Sinungkit ko.
I hooked it (with a stick).