bangsa

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay bangsa, from Sanskrit वंश (vaṃśá, offspring, lineage, collection), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *wanćás (ceiling beam). Cognate of Tagalog bansa (nation). Doublet of wangsa.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /baŋ.sa/
  • Hyphenation: bang‧sa

Noun[edit]

bangsa (first-person possessive bangsaku, second-person possessive bangsamu, third-person possessive bangsanya)

  1. (anthropology) nation, a historically constituted, stable community of people, formed on the basis of a common language, territory, economic life, ethnicity and/or psychological make-up manifested in a common culture.
  2. group
  3. prestige
  4. (archaic) sex.
    Synonym: jenis kelamin
  5. (biology) order: taxonomical classification.
    Synonym: ordo

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Javanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

bangsa

  1. Romanization of ꦧꦁꦱ

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit वंश (vaṃśá, offspring, lineage), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *wanćás (ceiling beam). See also wangsa.

Noun[edit]

bangsa (Jawi spelling بڠسا‎, plural bangsa-bangsa, informal 1st possessive bangsaku, impolite 2nd possessive bangsamu, 3rd possessive bangsanya)

  1. nation

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Descendants[edit]

  • Indonesian: bangsa
  • Maranao: bansa
  • Mansaka: bansa
  • Minangkabau: banso
  • Pangutaran Sama: bangsa
  • Sundanese: ᮘᮀᮞ (bangsa)
  • Tagalog: bansa

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Pangutaran Sama[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay bangsa, from Sanskrit वंश (vaṃśá, offspring, lineage), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *wanćás (ceiling beam).

Noun[edit]

bangsa

  1. group

Sundanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

bangsa

  1. Romanization of ᮘᮀᮞ.

Ternate[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Indonesian bangsa, from Sanskrit वंश (vaṃśa)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bangsa

  1. nation

References[edit]

  • Rika Hayami-Allen (2001) A descriptive study of the language of Ternate, the northern Moluccas, Indonesia, University of Pittsburgh