basah

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Acehnese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Chamic *basah, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(ma-)basəq.

Adjective[edit]

basah

  1. wet

References[edit]

  • 2007. The UCLA Phonetics Lab Archive. Los Angeles, CA: UCLA Department of Linguistics.
  • Thorgood, Graham (1999). From Ancient Cham to Modern Dialects: Two Thousand Years of Language Contact and Change: With an Appendix of Chamic Reconstructions and Loanwords. Honolulu: University of Hawaiʻi Press.

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay basah, from Proto-Malayic *basəh, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(ma-)basəq.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈbasah]
  • Hyphenation: ba‧sah

Adjective[edit]

basah

  1. wet (of an object: covered with or impregnated with liquid)
  2. fresh: newly produced or obtained; recent.
  3. (figuratively) profitable

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Malay[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayic *basəh, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *basəq (wet; wash clothes) or Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ma-baseq (wet, moist, damp), from Proto-Austronesian *baseq (wash clothes).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

basah (Jawi spelling باسه‎)

  1. wet (of an object: covered with or impregnated with liquid)

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