air mata

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

air (water) +‎ mata (eye), from Malay air mata, from Classical Malayاير مات(air mata), from Proto-Malayic *air mata, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *air mata, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *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-Malayo-Polynesian *wahiʀ ni mata.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /air mata/
  • (Johor-Riau) IPA(key): [ä.ʲɪ(r) mä.tə, -ʲe(r), -ʲe̞(r)]
  • Rhymes: -ta

Noun[edit]

air mata (Jawi spellingاٴير مات⁩, informal 1st possessive air mataku, 2nd possessive air matamu, 3rd possessive air matanya)

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

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