atau

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See also: atáu and ʻatau

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From earlier ataoe, from Malay atau (or), from Old Malay athavā, from Pali atha (or), from Sanskrit अथो (atho) < अथवा (athavā, or, rather).

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

atau

  1. or

Further reading[edit]


Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit अथवा (athavā, or, rather)

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

atau (Jawi spelling اتاو‎)

  1. or
    • 1812, Marsden, William, A Dictionary of the Malayan language in two parts, Malayan and English and English and Malayan[1], OCLC 807179629, page 2:
      Pada sūltan atau pada mantrī-nia
      To the sultan or to his ministers