amuk

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay amuk, from Classical Malay اموق(amuk), from Proto-Malayic *amuk, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *hamuk (compare Tagalog hamok, compare Malay hamok, Maori amo.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈamʊk̚/
  • Hyphenation: amuk

Verb[edit]

amuk

  1. to run amok

Conjugation[edit]

Conjugation of amuk (meng-, transitive)
Root amuk
Active Involuntary Passive Imperative Jussive
Active mengamuk diamuk amuk amuklah
Locative diamuki
Causative / Applicative1
Causative
Locative
Causative / Applicative1
1The -kan row is either causative or applicative, with transitive roots it mostly has applicative meaning.
Notes:
Some of these forms do normally not exist or are rarely used in standard Indonesian. Some forms may also change meaning.

The form mengamuk is a reflexive, so it means either "to self-involve in a rage" or "to self-run amok".

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Further reading[edit]


Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayic *amuk, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *hamuk. Cognate with Tagalog hamok and Maori amo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

amuk (Jawi spelling اموق‎)

  1. to run amok

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Dutch: amok
    • Danish: amok (or through English amok)
  • Indonesian: amuk
  • Portuguese: amouco

Further reading[edit]