cerpen

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Acronym of cerita pendek. Coined by Indonesian author Pramoedya Ananta Toer in 1950s.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: cer‧pen

Noun[edit]

cerpen (first-person possessive cerpenku, second-person possessive cerpenmu, third-person possessive cerpennya)

  1. Synonym of cerita pendek

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Malay[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Blend of cerita +‎ pendek, from cerita pendek.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cerpen (Jawi spelling چرڤين‎, plural cerpen-cerpen, informal 1st possessive cerpenku, impolite 2nd possessive cerpenmu, 3rd possessive cerpennya)

  1. short story (work of fiction)