banci

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Indonesian[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /baɲ.t͡ʃi/
  • Hyphenation: ban‧ci

Etymology 1[edit]

Unknown, possibly from Javanese.

Adjective[edit]

banci

  1. (derogatory) sissy, effeminate
  2. (derogatory) pussy, coward

Noun[edit]

banci (plural, first-person possessive banciku, second-person possessive bancimu, third-person possessive bancinya)

  1. (gay slang, derogatory) a gay person
  2. (gay slang, derogatory) a waria
  3. (derogatory) a transgender person, a trans woman

Etymology 2[edit]

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From Malay banci (population census).

Noun[edit]

banci (plural, first-person possessive banciku, second-person possessive bancimu, third-person possessive bancinya)

  1. population census (Malaysia, Singapore)
    Synonym: sensus

Etymology 3[edit]

Unknown, possibly from Sanskrit वाशी (vāśī, adze).

Noun[edit]

banci (plural, first-person possessive banciku, second-person possessive bancimu, third-person possessive bancinya)

  1. a big pickaxe to chip or to hew

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