gamelan

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English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Malay gamelan, from Javanese gamelan.

Noun[edit]

gamelan (countable and uncountable, plural gamelans)

  1. A genre of music of Indonesian origin typically featuring metallophones, xylophones, drums, gongs and a bamboo flute (called a siuling).
  2. The name of the ensemble performing this style of music.

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Javanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

gamel (to strike, hit) +‎ -an.

Noun[edit]

gamelan

  1. gamelan (genre of music)

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Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Javanese gamelan.

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gamelan (Jawi spelling ݢميلن)

  1. gamelan (genre of music)

Descendants[edit]