abang

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Berawan[edit]

Noun[edit]

abang

  1. window (opening for light and air)

Bikol Central[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Central Philippine *abaŋ, from Proto-Philippine *abaŋ, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *abaŋ.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: a‧bang
  • IPA(key): /ʔaˈbaŋ/

Noun[edit]

abang

  1. act or manner of watching for, awaiting

Derived terms[edit]


Blagar[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

abang

  1. village

References[edit]


Brunei Malay[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /abaŋ/
  • Hyphenation: a‧bang

Noun[edit]

abang

  1. older brother

Cebuano[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: a‧bang
  • IPA(key): /ˈʔabaŋ/, [ˈʔabʌŋ]

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 using this term, see Citations:abang.


Central Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Javanese abang.

Adjective[edit]

abang

  1. red

References[edit]


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]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Malay abang, from Classical Malay ابڠ(abang), from Old Malay habaŋ, from Proto-Austronesian *abaŋ (*aba +‎ *-ŋ), *aba (father).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈabaŋ]
  • Hyphenation: abang

Noun[edit]

abang (plural abang-abang, first-person possessive abangku, second-person possessive abangmu, third-person possessive abangnya)

  1. (literally or figuratively, chiefly Sumatra, West Kalimantan and Jakarta) 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.
  2. (chiefly West Kalimantan, Sumatra) a form of address to the husband in a marriage or marital relationship
Usage notes[edit]

It's used to address an elder brother or cousin, a male friend (who is older than oneself is), a husband or boyfriend. Sometimes it's used before a name (Bang Samsul, etc). This address is used in the Malay influenced regions (Sumatra, West Kalimantan and Jakarta).

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Etymology 2[edit]

From Javanese abang (ꦲꦧꦁ, red).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈabaŋ]
  • Hyphenation: abang

Adjective[edit]

abang

  1. red
    Synonym: merah
Related terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Javanese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Javanese baṅ, bāṅ (red).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

abang (ngoko abang, krama abrit)

  1. red

Noun[edit]

abang (ngoko abang, krama abrit)

  1. red

Descendants[edit]

  • Central Malay: abang
  • Indonesian: abang

References[edit]

  • “[ abang]” in Bausastra Jawa, Yogyakarta: The Linguistic Center of Yogyakarta [Balai Bahasa Provinsi Yogyakarta].

Karao[edit]

Noun[edit]

abang

  1. rent money

Makasar[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

abang (Lontara spelling ᨕᨅ)

  1. (anatomy) forehead

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

from Proto-Austronesian *abaŋ (*aba +‎ *-ŋ), *aba (father).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

abang (Jawi spelling ابڠ‎, plural abang-abang, informal 1st possessive abangku, 2nd possessive abangmu, 3rd possessive abangnya)

  1. brother (older male sibling)

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Salmon Claudine. Malay (and Javanese) Loan-words in Chinese as a Mirror of Cultural Exchanges . In: Archipel, volume 78, 2009. pp. 181-208

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Central Philippine *abaŋ, from Proto-Philippine *abaŋ, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *abaŋ. Compare Aklanon abang, Balinese ambang, and Kambera amba.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: a‧bang
  • IPA(key): /ʔaˈbaŋ/, [ʔɐˈbaŋ]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aŋ

Noun[edit]

abáng

  1. watcher
    Synonyms: bakay, bantay, guwardiya, tanod
  2. trap; snare (placed or set up strategically)
  3. act of waiting (for a person, an opportunity, etc.)
    Synonyms: abat, pag-abat
  4. act of setting up a trap or snare

Derived terms[edit]


Yogad[edit]

Noun[edit]

abáng

  1. boat