kerana

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

kerana (plural keranas)

  1. (music) A long Persian trumpet.

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit कारण (kāraṇa, cause; reason) (compare Indonesian karena).

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

kerana (Jawi spelling کران‎)

  1. because
    • 2000, Siso Kopratasa (Syed Indera Syed Omar) (lyrics), Pak Ngah (Suhaimi Mohd Zain) (music), “Keranamu Malaysia”:
      Keranamu kami bebas merdeka,
      Keranamu myawa dipertaruhkan,
      Keranamu rela kami berjuang,
      Demi bangsa kedaulatan negara.
      Because of you we are free and independent,
      Because of you lives were at stake,
      Because of you we are willing to fight,
      For our nation and sovereignty.

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Usage notes[edit]

  • "kerana" is usually used in the middle of a sentence and not at the beginning of a sentence.