demam

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Indonesian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Malay demam, probably from Sanskrit दम (dama, temperance).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [d̪əˈmam]
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  • Hyphenation: dê‧mam

Adjective[edit]

demam

  1. fever:
    1. a higher than normal body temperature of a person (or, generally, a mammal), usually caused by disease.
      Synonym: panas
    2. a state of excitement.
      Synonym: tergila-gila

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

dēmam

  1. first-person singular future active indicative of dēmō

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly from Sanskrit दम (dama, temperance), but also possibly of Austronesian origins due to probable cognates such as Central Bontoc ləmam and Iban demam.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

demam (Jawi spelling دمم)

  1. having a fever
    Semalam, saya demam.
    Yesterday, I had a fever.

Descendants[edit]

  • Indonesian: demam

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