katun

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English[edit]

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Noun[edit]

katun (plural katuns)

  1. In Montenegro, a kind of hut in which shepherds live

Indonesian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Dutch katoen (cotton), from Middle Dutch catoen, from older cotoen, from Old French coton, from Old Italian cotone, from Arabic قُطُن(quṭun).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkatun/
  • Hyphenation: ka‧tun

Noun[edit]

katun (first-person possessive katunku, second-person possessive katunmu, third-person possessive katunnya)

  1. (textiles) cotton, the textile made from the fiber harvested from a cotton plant.

Usage notes[edit]

In Indonesia, cotton in sense of fabric called katun, while cotton in sense of plant and fiber called kapas.

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