falsafah

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Etymology[edit]

From Malay falsafah, from Classical Malay falsafah, from Arabic فَلْسَفَات‎(falsafāt), فَلْسَفَة(falsafa), either constructed based on فَيْلَسُوف(faylasūf, philosopher), or based directly on Ancient Greek φιλοσοφία (philosophía), compounded from φίλος (phílos, beloved) +‎ σοφία (sophía, wisdom). Doublet of filosofi and filsafat.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [falˈsa.fah]
  • Hyphenation: fal‧sa‧fah

Noun[edit]

falsafah (first-person possessive falsafahku, second-person possessive falsafahmu, third-person possessive falsafahnya)

  1. philosophy: a view or outlook regarding fundamental principles underlying some domain.
    Synonyms: filsafat, pandangan hidup

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Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic فَلْسَفَة(falsafa), either constructed based on فَيْلَسُوف(faylasūf, philosopher), or based directly on Ancient Greek φιλοσοφία (philosophía), compounded from φίλος (phílos, beloved) +‎ σοφία (sophía, wisdom).

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Noun[edit]

falsafah (Jawi spelling فلسفه‎, plural falsafah-falsafah, informal 1st possessive falsafahku, impolite 2nd possessive falsafahmu, 3rd possessive falsafahnya)

  1. philosophy (academic discipline)

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