hijau

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Indonesian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈhid͡ʒau̯]
  • Hyphenation: hi‧jau

Etymology 1[edit]

From Malay hijau, from Proto-Malayic *hijaw, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(ma-)qizaw.

Adjective[edit]

hijau

  1. green (having green as its colour)

Noun[edit]

hijau (plural, first-person possessive hijauku, second-person possessive hijaumu, third-person possessive hijaunya)

  1. green (colour)

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Semantic loan from Dutch groentje (inexperienced, literally green).

Adjective[edit]

hijau

  1. (figuratively, of people) green, inexperienced.

Etymology 3[edit]

Semantic loan from English green (environmentally friendly).

Adjective[edit]

hijau

  1. (figuratively) green, environmentally friendly

Further reading[edit]


Malay[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayic *hijaw, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(ma-)qizaw.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

hijau (Jawi spelling هيجاو‎, plural hijau-hijau)

  1. green (having green as its colour)
  2. environmentally friendly

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Indonesian: hijau

Noun[edit]

hijau (Jawi spelling هيجاو‎, plural hijau-hijau, informal 1st possessive hijauku, impolite 2nd possessive hijaumu, 3rd possessive hijaunya)

  1. green (colour)