abang

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Berawan[edit]

Noun[edit]

abang

  1. window (opening for light and air)

Hiligaynon[edit]

Noun[edit]

abáng

  1. avarice, greediness

Verb[edit]

ábang

  1. To be within range of a fire

Indonesian[edit]

Noun[edit]

abang

  1. elder brother
    Bang Erwin, mau ke mana?
    • Erwin, where are you going?
    Nanti malam aku ke rumah Abang.
    • I'll come to your house tonight/this evening.

Usage notes[edit]

abang/bang as a form of address: you (used to address an elder brother or cousin, a male friend (who is older than oneself is), a husband or boy-friend). Sometimes it is used with a name (Bang Samsul, Bang Amir, ...).

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Malay[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

abang (plural abang-abang)

  1. brother (older male sibling)

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Tagalog[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

abang

  1. The act of waiting for or anticipating.

Verb[edit]

abang

  1. To expect; to wait for.
    Mag-abang ka ng sasakyan.
    Wait for a ride.
  2. To look forward to.
    Abangan ang susunod na kabanata!
    Look forward to the next chapter!