awam

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay awam, grom Classical Malay awam, from Arabic عَوَامّ(ʿawāmm), plural of عَامَّة(ʿāmma).[1]

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Adjective[edit]

awam

  1. common, ordinary
    Synonyms: am, umum
  2. public

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Noun[edit]

awam (first-person possessive awamku, second-person possessive awammu, third-person possessive awamnya)

  1. commoner

References[edit]

  1. ^ Erwina Burhanuddin; Abdul Gaffar Ruskhan; R.B. Chrismanto (1993) Penelitian kosakata bahasa Arab dalam bahasa Indonesia [Research on Arabic vocabulary in Indonesian]‎[1], Jakarta: Pusat Pembinaan dan Pengembangan Bahasa, Departemen Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan, →ISBN, OCLC 29420936

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Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic عَوَامّ(ʿawāmm), plural of عَامَّة(ʿāmma).

Adjective[edit]

awam (Jawi spelling عوام‎)

  1. public
    telefon awam
    public telephone

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