cambuk

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Indonesian[edit]

Noun[edit]

cambuk

  1. specifically an East and Central Javanese bullock, bull or buffalo whip. In British English known as a "snake whip".
  2. a generic term for any whip namely :
  3. bullwhip
  4. signal whip
  5. snake whip
  6. a cat: old UK English word for a punishment whip with multiple tails: (the cat o' nine tails)
  7. a crop or horse whip/ riding whip: a cambuk kuda
  8. a flog
  9. a cemeti (cambuk perang) (Javanese mounted knight's war whip)

Old Dutch spelling: "tjamboek" hence known in English as the erroneous transliterations 'sjambok, sjamboek and jambok

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References[edit]

  • Edward Henry Knight. 1884. Knight's new mechanical dictionary: A description of tools, instruments, machines, processes, and engineering (1876-1880.). Houghton, Mifflin and company, 1884. 960 pages
  • Sutanto Atmosumarto: 2004. A learner's comprehensive dictionary of Indonesian. Atma Stanton, 2004. ISBN: 0954682807. ISBN: 9780954682804. 652 pages. Page: 81