kroto

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Javanese[edit]

Other scripts
Carakan ꦏꦿꦺꦴꦠꦺꦴ
Roman kroto

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Javanese roto (ant's egg).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkro.to/
  • Hyphenation: kro‧to
  • Rhymes: -to, -o

Noun[edit]

kroto (krama-ngoko kroto)

Fire ants and their eggs inside a leaf nest. (1)
Fruit buds of Gnetum gnemon. (2)
  1. egg of a red ant
    Nyang alas, simbah golèk kroto kanggo pakan manuk.
    Going to forest, grandpa looked for eggs of red ants for bird's food.
  2. fruit bud of the mlinjo (Gnetum gnemon)
    Uceng lanang mung bisa dadi kroto, ora bisa dadi mlinjo.
    Male Gnetum gnemon's flower can only bear fruit buds, but cannot bear fruits.

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Portuguese carreto (carriage).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkro.to/
  • Hyphenation: kro‧to
  • Rhymes: -to, -o

Noun[edit]

kroto (krama-ngoko kroto)

  1. (dialectal) a large four-wheeled cart
Synonyms[edit]