kepala

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Brunei Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit कपाल (kapāla, skull).

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Noun[edit]

kepala

  1. (anatomy) head (part of the body)

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Iban[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit कपाल (kapāla, skull).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kepala

  1. (anatomy) head (part of the body)
  2. (figurative) leader, chief, head

Indonesian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Malay kepala, from Classical Malay: کڤالا (kepala), from Pali kapāla, from Sanskrit कपाल (kapāla, skull), from Proto-Indo-Aryan *kapā́las, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *kapā́las, from Proto-Indo-European *káp-ōl (head, bowl). Doublet of kopra.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [kə.ˈpä.lä]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: kê‧pa‧la
  • Rhymes: -la, -a

Noun[edit]

kepala (plural kepala-kepala, first-person possessive kepalaku, second-person possessive kepalamu, third-person possessive kepalanya)

  1. (anatomy) head: the part of the body of an animal or human which contains the brain, mouth and main sense organs.
    Synonyms: hulu, tendas, jemala
  2. (figurative) leader, chief, head
    Synonyms: ketua, pemimpin
    Kepala sukuTribal chief
    Kepala sekolahHead teacher (lit. "head of school")
    Synonym: bas
  3. (computing) head: part of a disk drive responsible for reading and writing data.

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Javanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

kepala

  1. Romanization of ꦏꦼꦥꦭ

Malay[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit कपाल (kapāla, skull). Main anatomy sense mostly displaced native word hulu except in court language.

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Noun[edit]

kĕpala (Jawi spelling کڤالا, plural kepala-kepala, informal 1st possessive kepalaku, 2nd possessive kepalamu, 3rd possessive kepalanya)

  1. (anatomy) head (part of the body)
    Synonyms: hulu, tendas, jemala
  2. top part or layer of something
    Synonym: hulu
    kepala kain: front broad stripe found in some sarong patterns
    kepala susu: cream of milk
    kepala santan: coconut cream
    kepala surat: letterhead
    kepala berita: headline
    kepala lutut: kneecap, patella
  3. (figurative) leader, chief, head
    Synonyms: ketua, pemimpin
    Kepala sukuTribal chief
    Kepala sekolahHead teacher (lit. "head of school")
  4. source
    Synonyms: punca, sumber
  5. (computing) head: part of a disk drive responsible for reading and writing data.

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References[edit]

  • Edi Sedyawati; Ellya Iswati; Kusparyati Boedhijono; Dyah Widjajanti D. (1994) Kosakata Bahasa Sanskerta dalam Bahasa Melayu Masa Kini, Jakarta, Indonesia: Pusat Pembinaan dan Pengembangan Bahasa. Departemen Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan Republik Indonesia, →ISBN, page 96
  • Pijnappel, Jan (1875), “کڤال kapala”, in Maleisch-Hollandsch woordenboek, John Enschede en Zonen, Frederik Muller, page 83
  • Wilkinson, Richard James (1901), “کڤال kĕpala”, in A Malay-English dictionary, Hong Kong: Kelly & Walsh limited, page 521
  • Wilkinson, Richard James (1932), “kĕpala”, in A Malay-English dictionary (romanised), volume I, Mytilene, Greece: Salavopoulos & Kinderlis, pages 561

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Maranao[edit]

Noun[edit]

kepala

  1. head