barang

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English[edit]

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Noun[edit]

barang (uncountable)

  1. (Philippines) black magic; sorcery

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Cebuano[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ba‧rang

Noun[edit]

barang

  1. Any magical practice, in the Philippines, that afflicts a person with bugs inside his/her body.
  2. A magical practice, similar to voodoo, that uses a poppet to inflict harm.
  3. witchcraft, black magic, sorcery

Verb[edit]

barang

  1. To practice barang.
  2. To inflict harm using barang.

Indonesian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay barang, from Classical Malay barang, from Old Malay varaṃ, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *baraŋ (marker of indefiniteness). The meaning 'things, goods, possessions' was a late innovation in western Indonesia.

Noun[edit]

barang (first-person possessive barangku, second-person possessive barangmu, third-person possessive barangnya)

  1. thing:
    1. item; that which is considered to exist as a separate entity, object, quality or concept.
    2. unmentionable thing, eg. penis, etc.
  2. good, commodity
  3. baggage
    Synonyms: bagasi, muatan
    pengambilan barangbaggage claim

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Adverb[edit]

barang

  1. approximately
    Synonyms: sedikit banyak, sekadar, kira-kira
  2. (dated) hopefully
    Synonym: mudah-mudahan
  3. marker of indefiniteness

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Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *baraŋ (marker of indefiniteness). Meaning of "thing", "goods" or "item" was a late innovation in western Indonesia.

Pronunciation[edit]

Marker[edit]

barang (Jawi spelling بارڠ)

  1. marker used to denote indefiniteness
    Barang siapa
    Whoever
    Barang apa
    Whatever

Noun[edit]

barang (Jawi spelling بارڠ‎, plural barang-barang, informal 1st possessive barangku, impolite 2nd possessive barangmu, 3rd possessive barangnya)

  1. thing, item
  2. goods, commodity

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Maranao[edit]

Noun[edit]

barang

  1. sort, class, type

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Masbatenyo[edit]

Noun[edit]

barang

  1. curse

Waray-Waray[edit]

Noun[edit]

barang

  1. witchcraft