bermain

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay bermain, from Classical Malay bermain. Equivalent to ber- +‎ main.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Verb[edit]

bermain

  1. to play
    1. to engage in amusing activity
      Aku kemarin bermain bola bersama lima temanku.
      Yesterday I played football with five of my friends.
    2. (colloquial) to operate a musical instrument
      Synonym: memainkan
      Dia beneran bisa bermain gitar.
      He can really play the guitar.

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ber- +‎ main.

Verb[edit]

bermain

  1. to play
    1. to engage in amusing activity
      Apakah kamu bermain bola keranjang?
      Do you play basketball?
    2. to operate a musical instrument