-nya

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay -nya, from Proto-Malayic *ña, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *ña, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *ña, from Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi *ni-a, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ni-a, from Proto-Austronesian *ni-a.

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-nya

  1. him (dative / indirect object)
  2. him (objective after preposition)
  3. him (accusative / direct object)
  4. her (she)
  5. it (object)
  6. his (attributive: belonging to him)
  7. her (belonging to)
  8. its (belonging to it)

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayic *ña, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *ña, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *ña, from Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi *ni-a, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ni-a, from Proto-Austronesian *ni-a.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-nya (Jawi spelling )

  1. him (dative / indirect object)
  2. him (objective after preposition)
  3. him (accusative / direct object)
  4. her (she)
  5. it (object)
  6. his (attributive: belonging to him)
  7. her (belonging to)
  8. its (belonging to it)
    rumahnya
    his / her / its house.

See also[edit]