gelap

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay gelap, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *gelap, from Proto-Austronesian *gelap.

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Adjective[edit]

gêlap (superlative tergelap)

  1. dark,
    1. having an absolute or (more often) relative lack of light.
      Synonym: kelam
    2. dull or deeper in hue; not bright or light.
    3. (figuratively) hidden, secret, obscure.
      Synonym: rahasia
  2. night
    Synonym: malam
  3. (figuratively) vague, hazy
    Synonym: samar

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