wayang

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

wayang (plural wayangs)

  1. An Indonesian puppet. The most famous is Wayang Kulit, the Javanese shadow puppet made from cow skin.

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Javanese bayang (shadow, imagination)

Noun[edit]

wayang

  1. shadow play
  2. theatre (not the building itself)

See also[edit]