kembung

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Indonesian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [kəmˈbʊŋ]
  • Hyphenation: kêm‧bung

Etymology 1[edit]

From Malay kembung

Adjective[edit]

kembung

  1. bloated
  2. (pathology) abdominal distension

Etymology 2[edit]

From Malay kembung

Noun[edit]

kembung (first-person possessive kembungku, second-person possessive kembungmu, third-person possessive kembungnya)

  1. Indian mackerel (Rastrelliger kanagurta).
    Synonyms: banjar, kembung jantan, kembung laki, kembung lelaki, solisi

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Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kembuŋ (swollen, filled out). Cognate with Javanese kembung and Sasak kembung.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

kembung (Jawi spelling کمبوڠ‎)

  1. inflated, bloated; seeming big due to being filled up with air
    Perut kembungBloated belly
    Synonyms: gembung, lembung

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Descendants[edit]

  • Indonesian: kembung

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