acuan

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Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

acu (to mold; to shape) +‎ -an.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

acuan (Jawi spelling اچوان‎, plural acuan-acuan, informal first-person possessive acuanku, informal second-person possessive acuanmu, third-person possessive acuannya)

  1. mold (hollow object with a fixed shape to which liquid is poured in to form a solid substance)
    acuan kuihmold for bite-sized cakes, cookies or pastry
  2. mold (framework or model on which something is formed or shaped)
  3. (figuratively) something (e.g. person or concept) that forms, shapes or molds another object

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