laki-laki

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay laki-laki, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian (compare Madurese lalake, Tagalog lalaki); Full reduplication of laki.

Adjective[edit]

laki-laki

  1. male (belonging or referring to the sex having the smaller gametes (of humans))

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Noun[edit]

laki-laki (plural laki-laki-laki-laki, first-person possessive laki-lakiku, second-person possessive laki-lakimu, third-person possessive laki-lakinya)

  1. male
  2. boy
    seorang laki-laki yg ganteng
    A handsome man

Malay[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian (compare Madurese lalake, Tagalog lalaki); Full reduplication of laki.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

laki-laki (Jawi spelling لاکي٢)

  1. Alternative form of lelaki