kerja

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As[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Indonesian kerja.

Verb[edit]

kerja

  1. to work

References[edit]


Icelandic[edit]

Noun[edit]

kerja

  1. indefinite genitive plural of ker

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay kerja, from Sanskrit कार्य (kārya). Doublet of karya.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [kərˈd͡ʒa]
  • (Sumba) IPA(key): [ˈkerd͡ʒa]
  • Hyphenation: kêr‧ja

Noun[edit]

kêrja (first-person possessive kerjaku, second-person possessive kerjamu, third-person possessive kerjanya)

  1. work:
    1. labour, occupation, job.
      Synonym: pekerjaan
    2. (physics) a measure of energy expended in moving an object; most commonly, force times distance.
      Synonym: usaha
    3. (physics, more generally) a measure of energy that is usefully extracted from a process.
      Synonym: usaha

Verb[edit]

kêrja

  1. (colloquial) to work
    Synonym: bekerja

Conjugation[edit]

Conjugation of kerja (ber-, intransitive)
Root kerja
Active Involuntary Passive Imperative Jussive
Active bekerja kerja kerjalah
Locative mengerjai terkerjai dikerjai kerjai kerjailah
Causative / Applicative1 mengerjakan terkerjakan dikerjakan kerjakan kerjakanlah
Causative
Locative
Causative / Applicative1 memperkerjakan terperkerjakan diperkerjakan perkerjakan perkerjakanlah
1The -kan row is either causative or applicative, with transitive roots it mostly has applicative meaning.
Notes:
Some of these forms do normally not exist or are rarely used in standard Indonesian. Some forms may also change meaning.

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • As: kerja

Further reading[edit]


Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit कार्य (kārya). Doublet of karya.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kerja (Jawi spelling کرجا‎, plural kerja-kerja, informal 1st possessive kerjaku, 2nd possessive kerjamu, 3rd possessive kerjanya)

  1. work
  2. job; occupation

Verb[edit]

kerja (Jawi spelling کرجا‎)

  1. to work

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]