ke-

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Chuukese[edit]

Prefix[edit]

ke-

  1. Alternative form of ko-

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay ke-, from Old Malay ke-, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ka-.

  • According to Poedjosoedarmo (1982), the productivity of ke- is part of Javanese cognate Javanese ꦏ- (ka-) influence.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kə/
  • Hyphenation:

Prefix[edit]

ke-

  1. (numeral) -th (ordinal number affix)
    bulan kelima.
    The fifth month.
  2. (numeral) group
    kedua buku.
    The group of two book.
  3. (noun, non-productive) having characteristics of
  4. (noun, non-productive) towards to
  5. (verb, non-productive) to have condition or accident of
    Synonym: ter-
  6. (verb, non-productive) to be able of

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Poedjosoedarmo, Soepomo (1982), “Javanese influence on Indonesian phonology”, in Javanese influence on Indonesian (D)‎[1] (in English), volume 38, Canberra: Pacific Linguistics, pages 19-50

Further reading[edit]


Malay[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old Malay ke-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Prefix[edit]

ke- (Jawi spelling ک-)

  1. -th (ordinal number affix)
    Bulan kelima.
    The fifth month.