abang

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Berawan[edit]

Noun[edit]

abang

  1. window (opening for light and air)

Blagar[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

abang

  1. village

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Cebuano[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: a‧bang

Verb[edit]

abang

  1. to lease; to rent
  2. to hire a prostitute

Noun[edit]

abang

  1. a lease
  2. a rent

Quotations[edit]

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:abang.


Central Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Javanese abang.

Adjective[edit]

abang

  1. red

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Dupaningan Agta[edit]

Noun[edit]

abang

  1. boat

Hiligaynon[edit]

Noun[edit]

abáng

  1. avarice, greediness

Verb[edit]

ábang

  1. To be within range of a fire

Indonesian[edit]

Noun[edit]

abang

  1. elder brother
    Bang Erwin, mau ke mana?
    • Erwin, where are you going?
    Nanti malam aku akan ke rumah Abang.
    • This night/evening, I will go to Abang's house.

Usage notes[edit]

abang/bang as a form of address: you (used to address an elder brother or cousin, a male friend (who is older than oneself is), a husband or boy-friend). Sometimes it is used with a name (Bang Samsul, Bang Amir, Bang Ahmad, Bang Zakir, etc). This address is used in Malay ethnics especially in the regions of Sumatra and Betawi culture.

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Javanese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

abang (ngoko abang, krama abrit, Javanese spelling ꦲꦧꦁ)

  1. red

Malay[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

abang (Jawi spelling ابڠ, plural abang-abang, third person possessive abangnya)

  1. brother (older male sibling)

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Tagalog[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

abáng

  1. watcher
  2. trap or snare (placed or set up strategically)
  3. act of waiting (for a person, an opportunity, etc.)
  4. act of setting up a trap or snare

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