kampong

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay kampung.

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Noun[edit]

kampong ‎(plural kampongs)

  1. A Malay village, such as is found in Malaysia, Brunei, and parts of Indonesia.
  2. (Singapore) A traditional village (of which only one now survives).
  3. (Singapore) A suburb or district where a former kampong stood.
    Kampong Tanah Merah.

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay kampung.

Pronunciation[edit]

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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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kampong ‎(Jawi spelling کامڤوڠ)

  1. (pre-1972) Obsolete spelling of kampung