kawan

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From Malay kawan, from Classical Malay kawan. (This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

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kawan (first-person possessive kawanku, second-person possessive kawanmu, third-person possessive kawannya)

  1. friend (person whose company one enjoys)
    Synonyms: bendu, dongan, handai, handai tolan, kamerad, kanca, kanti, karib, kenalan, kolega, kontak, mitra, perepat, rafik, rekan, sahabat, saki, sejawat, sekutu, sobat, sohib, teman, tolan

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kawan (Jawi spelling کاون‎, plural kawan-kawan, informal 1st possessive kawanku, impolite 2nd possessive kawanmu, 3rd possessive kawannya)

  1. friend (person whose company one enjoys)
  2. flock

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kawan

  1. Classifier used for animals in flocks.

Pronoun[edit]

kawan (Jawi spelling کاون‎)

  1. (Johor) I (personal pronoun)
  2. (Johor) me (direct object of a verb)
  3. (Johor) me (object of a preposition)
  4. (Johor) me (indirect object of a verb)
  5. (Johor) my (belonging to me)

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Noun[edit]

kawán

  1. typhoon