kerajaan

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay, ke- +‎ raja +‎ -an

Noun[edit]

kerajaan

  1. kingdom
  2. rajahnate
  3. (classic) kingship
  4. (biology, taxonomy) kingdom

Synonyms[edit]

  • (nation having as supreme ruler): monarki

Verb[edit]

kerajaan

  1. (classic) to become a king
    Jika ia kerajaan, tiada akan sempurna negeri ini.
    If he becomes a king, this nation will never be perfect.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Kamus Besar Bahasa Indonesia (KBBI) online, "kerajaan".

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ke- +‎ raja +‎ -an

Noun[edit]

kerajaan

  1. government (an organisation which has the power to enact and legislate laws within its area of jurisdiction)

Usage notes[edit]

  • Indonesia and Singapore tends to use pemerintah instead in this sense, which has no monarchic connotations.