adiwira

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit अधिवीर (adhivīra, chief hero), reanalyzed as adi- +‎ wira. Semantic loan from English superhero.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [adiˈwi.ra]
  • Hyphenation: adi‧wi‧ra

Noun[edit]

adiwira (plural, first-person possessive adiwiraku, second-person possessive adiwiramu, third-person possessive adiwiranya)

  1. (Classical Indonesian) superhero.
    Synonym: pahlawan super

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