kau-

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay kau-, from kau, shortened form of engkau, from Proto-Malayic *kau(ʔ), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)kahu, from Proto-Austronesian *(i-)kaSu.

Pronunciation[edit]

Prefix[edit]

kau-

  1. you

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From kau, shortened form of engkau, from Proto-Malayic *kau(ʔ), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(i-)kahu, from Proto-Austronesian *(i-)kaSu.

Pronunciation[edit]

Prefix[edit]

kau-

  1. you
    Kauambilnya dari situ?
    You took it from there?

Usage notes[edit]

  • Usage not allowed when the audience is anyone who is elder or in higher status.

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