gamelan

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Javanese ꦒꦩꦼꦭꦤ꧀ (gamelan), inherited from Old Javanese gamelan.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡæ.məˌlæn/
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Noun[edit]

gamelan (countable and uncountable, plural gamelans)

  1. (music) A genre of music of Indonesian origin typically featuring metallophones, xylophones, drums, gongs and a bamboo flute (called a siuling).
  2. An ensemble performing this style of music.

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gamelan m (plural gamelans)

  1. gamelan

Indonesian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Javanese ꦒꦩꦼꦭꦤ꧀ (gamelan), inherited from Old Javanese gamelan.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɡaməˈlan]
  • Hyphenation: ga‧mê‧lan

Noun[edit]

gamelan (first-person possessive gamelanku, second-person possessive gamelanmu, third-person possessive gamelannya)

  1. (music) gamelan:
    1. a genre of traditional Indonesian music; specifically Javanese, Balinese and Sundanese origin typically featuring metallophones, xylophones, drums, gongs and a bamboo flute
    2. an ensemble performing this style of music.

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Javanese[edit]

Javanese Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Old Javanese gamelan, gamel (to strike, hit) +‎ -an.

Noun[edit]

gamelan (ngoko gamelan, krama gangsa)

  1. gamelan (genre of music)

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Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Javanese ꦒꦩꦼꦭꦤ꧀ (gamelan), inherited from Old Javanese gamelan.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gamelan (Jawi spelling ݢميلن‎, informal 1st possessive gamelanku, 2nd possessive gamelanmu, 3rd possessive gamelannya)

  1. gamelan (genre of music)

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Old Javanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From gamêl (to strike, hit) +‎ -an.

Noun[edit]

gamelan (ngoko gamêlan, krama gångså)

  1. gamelan (genre of music)

Descendants[edit]