benua

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayic *bAnua, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *banua, from Proto-Austronesian *banua. Compare Maori whenua, Tahitian fenua, Hawaiian henua.

Noun[edit]

benua

  1. continent
  2. (classic) land, country

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayic *bAnua, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *banua, from Proto-Austronesian *banua.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

benua

  1. continent (each of main land-masses on earth's surface)