gempa bumi

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Calque of Sanskrit भूमिकम्प (bhūmikampa, earthquake) from भूमि (bhūmi, earth) +‎ कम्प (kampa, quake), as gempa (tremor) +‎ bumi (earth). Compare with Hindi भूकंप (bhūkamp, earthquake), Marathi भूकंप (bhūkamp, earthquake).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡəmpa bumi/
  • Hyphenation: gêm‧pa‧bu‧mi

Noun[edit]

gempa bumi

  1. earthquake (earthquake)
    Synonyms: gempa, lindu

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