jagung

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Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Javanese jawa agung. Compound of ꦗꦮ jawa, a contraction of ꦗꦸꦮꦮꦸꦠ꧀ juwawut "foxtail millet" + ꦲꦒꦸꦁ agung "big". Cognate to Sundanese ᮏᮌᮧᮀ (jagong). First attested in Latin on the Nederlandsch-Indisch Plakaatboek dated 1800.[1]

Noun[edit]

jagung (Jawi spelling جاݢوڠ‎, plural jagung-jagung, informal 1st possessive jagungku, impolite 2nd possessive jagungmu, 3rd possessive jagungnya)

  1. maize; corn

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Lombard, Denys (1996) Nusa Jawa: Silang Budaya[1], volume 2: Jaringan Asia, Penerbit Gramedia, pages 263