nyamuk

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay nyamuk, from Proto-Malayic *ñamuk, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ñamuk, *lamuk.

Noun[edit]

nyamuk

  1. mosquito (small flying insect of the family Culcidae, known for biting and sucking blood)

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayic *ñamuk (compare Banjarese nyamuk), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ñamuk, *lamuk (compare Acehnese jamok, Buginese namok, Chamorro ñamu, Javanese lemut, Tagalog lamok, Fijian namu, Samoan namu).

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nyamuk (Jawi spelling ڽاموق)

  1. mosquito (small flying insect of the family Culcidae, known for biting and sucking blood)