kampong

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Malay kampung.

Noun[edit]

kampong ‎(plural kampongs)

  1. A traditional Malay village in Malaysia, Brunei, Indonesia and Singapore.
    • 2015, Labodalih Sembiring, translating Eka Kurniawan, Man Tiger, Verso 2015, p. 107:
      Margio […] would go back to their kampong and look for gifts for her.
  2. (Singapore) A suburb or district where a former kampong stood.
    Kampong Tanah Merah.
  3. (Cambodia) Port, landing, river town (កំពង់).
    Kampong Thom (ខេត្តកំពង់ធំ), Kamping Cham (កំពង់ចាម).

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Etymology[edit]

From Malay kampung.

Noun[edit]

kampong m ‎(plural kampongs)

  1. village (a (Southeast Asian) rural habitation of size between a hamlet and a town); kampong

Malay[edit]

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kampong ‎(Jawi spelling کامڤوڠ)

  1. (pre-1972) Obsolete spelling of kampung