air mata

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

air (water) +‎ mata (eye), from Malay air mata, from Proto-Malayic *air mata, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *air mata, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *wair mata, from Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi *wair mata, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *wahiʀ ni mata.

Noun[edit]

air mata

  1. tear (drop of clear salty liquid from the eyes)

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

air (water) +‎ mata (eye), from Proto-Malayic *air mata, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *air mata, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *wair mata, from Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi *wair mata, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *wahiʀ ni mata.

Alternative forms[edit]

  • اءير مات

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Johor-Selangor) IPA(key): /ae(r) matə/
  • (Riau-Lingga) IPA(key): /aɪ(r) mata/

Noun[edit]

air mata (Jawi spelling اءير مات)

  1. tear (drop of clear salty liquid from the eyes)