begawan

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay begawan, from Sanskrit भगवान् (bhagavān).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bə.ɡa.wan/
  • Hyphenation: bê‧ga‧wan

Noun[edit]

bêgawan

  1. title for clergy, monk.
  2. honourable or sanctified person
  3. (figurative) cornerstone person in a subject.

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Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit भगवान् (bhagavān)

Adjective[edit]

begawan (Jawi spelling بݢاون‎, plural begawan-begawan)

  1. holy

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