gajah

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Acehnese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit गज (gaja).

Noun[edit]

gajah

  1. elephant (mammal)

Brunei Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit गज (gaja) (compare Malay gajah).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gajah

  1. elephant

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay gajah, from Classical Malay gajah (elephant), from Sanskrit गज (gaja).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡad͡ʒah/
  • Hyphenation: ga‧jah

Noun[edit]

gajah (first-person possessive gajahku, second-person possessive gajahmu, third-person possessive gajahnya)

  1. elephant (mammal)
  2. (chess) bishop
  3. (figuratively) big-sized objects

See also[edit]

Chess pieces in Indonesian · buah catur (see also: catur) (layout · text)
♚ ♛ ♜ ♝ ♞ ♟
raja menteri, ratu benteng gajah, menteri, loper kuda pion, bidak

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Javanese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit गज (gaja).

Noun[edit]

gajah

  1. elephant

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit गज (gaja).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gajah (Jawi spelling ݢاجه‎, plural gajah-gajah, informal 1st possessive gajahku, impolite 2nd possessive gajahmu, 3rd possessive gajahnya)

  1. elephant (mammal)
  2. (chess) bishop

Descendants[edit]

  • Indonesian: gajah

See also[edit]

Chess pieces in Malay · buah catur
بواه چاتور(layout · text)
♚ ♛ ♜ ♝ ♞ ♟
raja, syah
راج‎, شاه
menteri
منتري
tir, benteng
تير‎, بينتيڠ
gajah,
ݢاجه
kuda,
کودا
bidak, piadak, pion
بيدق‎, ڤيادق‎, ڤيون

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