datu

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Batak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *datu.

Noun[edit]

datu

  1. (animism) priest, traditional medicine practitioner

Esperanto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

datu

  1. imperative of dati

Indonesian[edit]

Noun[edit]

datu

  1. shaman, medicine man

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

datū

  1. ablative singular of datus

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayic *datu, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *datu, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *datu, from Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi *datu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *datu.

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

datu (Jawi spelling داتو, plural datu-datu)

  1. king (a male of a royal family who is the supreme ruler of his nation)

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