long piece of cotton cloth similar to a sarong
A sarong or sarung, formal Indonesian: [?saru?], colloquial Indonesian: , Arabic: ?????, Sinhalese: ; meaning “sheath” in Indonesian and Malay) is a large tube or length of fabric, often wrapped around the waist and worn mainly by men throughout much of South Asia, Southeast Asia, the Arabian Peninsula, the Horn of Africa, and on many Pacific islands. The fabric most often has woven plaid or checkered patterns, or may be brightly colored by means of batik or ikat dyeing. Many modern sarongs have printed designs, often depicting animals or plants. The Sarong is very similar and as the same as to the Lungi of South India.