bahasa

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Indonesian bahasa, eventually from Sanskrit भाषा (bhāṣā, language).

Noun[edit]

bahasa n (uncountable)

  1. (slang) Indonesian language.

Usage notes[edit]

Mostly used by Dutch-speaking Indonesians.


Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay bahasa, from Sanskrit भाषा (bhāṣā, language).

Noun[edit]

bahasa

  1. language (system of communication using words or symbols)

Derived terms[edit]


Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit भाषा (bhāṣā, language).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bahasa (Jawi spelling بهاس, plural bahasa-bahasa)

  1. language (system of communication using words or symbols)

Derived terms[edit]