nusa

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Balinese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

nusa

  1. island (area of land completely surrounded by water)

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

nusa

  1. island (area of land completely surrounded by water)

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Javanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Javanese nūsa, from Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi *nusa, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *nusa.

Noun[edit]

nusa

  1. island (area of land completely surrounded by water)

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nusa (Jawi spelling نوسا, plural nusa-nusa)

  1. island (area of land completely surrounded by water)

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Sangir[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Philippine *nusa, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *nusa.

Noun[edit]

nusa

  1. island (area of land completely surrounded by water)

Sundanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *nusa, from Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi *nusa, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *nusa.

Noun[edit]

nusa

  1. island (area of land completely surrounded by water)