bengawan

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Javanese bangawan (ꦧꦔꦮꦤ꧀, large river), from Old Javanese baṅawan ((great) river).

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Noun[edit]

bêngawan (first-person possessive bengawanku, second-person possessive bengawanmu, third-person possessive bengawannya)

  1. river (large stream which drains a landmass)
    Bengawan Soloname of longest river in Jawa island
  2. (literary) swamp

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Javanese[edit]

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Noun[edit]

bengawan (krama-ngoko bengawan)

  1. Alternative spelling of bangawan

References[edit]

  • "bengawan" in Tim Balai Bahasa Yogyakarta, Kamus Basa Jawa (Bausastra Jawa). Kanisius, Yogyakarta

Malay[edit]

bengawan

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Javanese bengawan.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bengawan (Jawi spelling بڠاون‎, plural bengawan-bengawan, informal 1st possessive bengawanku, impolite 2nd possessive bengawanmu, 3rd possessive bengawannya)

  1. river (large stream which drains a landmass)

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