juara

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Indonesian[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈd͡ʒuʷara]
  • Hyphenation: jua‧ra

Etymology 1[edit]

From Malay juara, from Prakrit juāra (gambler), from Sanskrit द्यूतकर (dyūtakara, gambler) (a derivative of द्यूत (dyūta, gambling)).[1] Doublet of jawara.

Noun[edit]

juara (first-person possessive juaraku, second-person possessive juaramu, third-person possessive juaranya)

  1. champion
    Synonym: kampiun
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Etymology 2[edit]

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Noun[edit]

juara (first-person possessive juaraku, second-person possessive juaramu, third-person possessive juaranya)

  1. Pangasius djambal.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tom Hoogervorst (2017-12-31), Andrea Acri, Roger Blench, Alexandra Landmann, editor, 9. The Role of “Prakrit” in Maritime Southeast Asia through 101 Etymologies[1], ISEAS Publishing, DOI:10.1355/9789814762779-011, →ISBN, page 375–440

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Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit द्यूतकर (dyūtakara, gambler) (a derivative of द्यूत (dyūta, gambling)), possibly through a Middle Indo-Aryan language.

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Noun[edit]

juara (Jawi spelling جوارا‎, plural juara-juara, informal 1st possessive juaraku, 2nd possessive juaramu, 3rd possessive juaranya)

  1. champion; winner

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Descendants[edit]

  • Indonesian: juara

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