biri-biri

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See also: biribiri

Balinese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

biri-biri

  1. Romanization of ᬩᬶᬭᬶᬩᬶᬭᬶ

Dairi Batak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay biri-biri.

Noun[edit]

biri-biri

  1. sheep (animal)

Indonesian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • biri2 (text messaging, pre-1972)

Etymology[edit]

From Malay biri-biri, biri2, from Classical Malayبيري٢(biri-biri), ⁧بيري٢(biri2), from Hindi भेड़ (bheṛ), from Sauraseni Prakrit, from Sanskrit भेड्र (bheḍra).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈbi.ri ˈbi.ri]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: bi‧ri‧bi‧ri

Noun[edit]

biri-biri (plural banyak biri-biri, first-person possessive biri-biriku, second-person possessive biri-birimu, third-person possessive biri-birinya)

  1. sheep (animal)
    Synonym: domba

Further reading[edit]

Karo Batak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay biri-biri.

Noun[edit]

biri-biri

  1. sheep (animal)

Makasar[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay biri-biri.

Noun[edit]

biri-biri

  1. sheep (animal)

Malay[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unknown,

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

biri-biri

  1. sheep (animal)

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tom G. Hoogervorst (en), “Lexical Influence from South Asia”, in Marian Klamer; Francesca Moro, editor, Traces of Contact in the Lexicon[1], BRILL, →DOI, →ISBN, page 32

Nias[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay biri-biri.

Noun[edit]

biri-biri

  1. sheep (animal)

Simeulue[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay biri-biri.

Noun[edit]

biri-biri

  1. sheep (animal)