hijau

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay hijau, from Classical Malay hijau, from Proto-Malayic *hijaw, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(ma-)qizaw. The sense inexperienced is a semantic loan from Dutch groentje. The sense environmentally friendly is a semantic loan from English green

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Adjective[edit]

hijau

  1. green
    1. having green as its colour
    2. (figuratively, of people) inexperienced.
    3. (figuratively) environmentally friendly

Noun[edit]

hijau

  1. green (colour)

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Colors in Indonesian · warna (layout · text)
     putih      abu-abu      hitam
             merah; merah tua, kirmizi              jingga, oranye; coklat              kuning; krem
             hijau limau              hijau              hijau mint; hijau tua
             sian; teal, hijau kebiruan              biru langit, nilakandi              biru
             violet, ungu lembayung; nila, ungu lembayung              magenta, merah keunguan; ungu              merah jambu, merah muda

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)

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

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)

Further Reading[edit]

hijau” in Pusat Rujukan Persuratan Melayu | Malay Literary Reference Centre, Kuala Lumpur: Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, 2017.