hantu

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See also: Hán tự

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay hantu.

Noun[edit]

hantu

  1. ghost (spirit appearing after death)

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayic *qantu (compare Iban antu), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qanitu (compare Samoan aitu), from Proto-Austronesian *qaNiCu (compare Bunun hanitu).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hantu

  1. ghost (spirit appearing after death)
    Ia takut hantu.
    He is afraid of ghost.
  2. demon (evil spirit)
    Ia sakit setelah kesurupan hantu.
    He fell ill after being possessed by demons.