bangsa

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

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

  1. nation
  2. group
  3. prestige
  4. (archaic) sex: gender.
  5. (anthropology) group of human
  6. (biology) order: taxonomical classification.

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Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

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

  1. nation

Pangutaran Sama[edit]

Noun[edit]

bangsa

  1. group