kereta api

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Indonesian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From kereta (car; carriage) +‎ api (fire; electricity). Compare to Chinese 火車火车 (huǒchē, “train”, literally “fire + car”).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [kəˈrɛt̪a ˈapi]

Noun[edit]

kereta api

  1. train, a line of connected railway cars or carriages considered overall as a mode of transport.
    Synonym: kereta

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Malay[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

kereta (car; carriage) +‎ api (fire; electricity).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kereta api (Jawi spelling کريتا اڤي‎, plural kereta-kereta api, informal 1st possessive kereta apiku, impolite 2nd possessive kereta apimu, 3rd possessive kereta apinya)

  1. train (line of connected cars or carriages)

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