empu

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Javanese empu, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *empu. See also Indonesian empunya

Noun[edit]

empu

  1. honorific title applied to artists (especially craftmen, as famous krismaker Empu Gandring) and scholars (or poets as Empu Tantular, Empu Sedah, Empu Panuluh) in ancient Javanese history.

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *əmpu.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

empu

  1. honorific title applied to artists (especially craftmen, as famous krismaker Empu Gandring) and scholars (or poets as Empu Tantular, Empu Sedah, Empu Panuluh) in ancient Javanese history.

Old Javanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *empu.

Noun[edit]

empu

  1. Alternative form of mpu.

Descendants[edit]