penyu

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay penyu, from Proto-Malayic *pəñu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *pəñu, from Proto-Austronesian *pəñu.

Noun[edit]

penyu

  1. sea turtle (any turtle that inhabits oceans)

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayic *pəñu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *pəñu (compare Bau Bidayuh ponyu, Fijian vonu, Hawaiian honu, Maori honu, Rapa Nui honu), from Proto-Austronesian *pəñu.

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

penyu (Jawi spelling ڤڽو)

  1. sea turtle (any turtle that inhabits oceans)

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