limau

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Brunei Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Malay limau.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /limaw/
  • Hyphenation: li‧mau

Noun[edit]

limau

  1. orange (fruit)
  2. citrus fruit

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Malay limau, from Portuguese limão.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈlimau̯]
  • Hyphenation: li‧mau

Noun[edit]

limau (plural, first-person possessive limauku, second-person possessive limaumu, third-person possessive limaunya)

  1. lemon (citrus fruit)

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Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayic *limaw, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *limaw.

Noun[edit]

limau (Jawi spelling ليماو‎, plural limau-limau, informal 1st possessive limauku, impolite 2nd possessive limaumu, 3rd possessive limaunya)

  1. any member of the genus Citrus, especially its fruit
  2. lemon
    Synonym: lemon

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Swahili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Portuguese limão.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

limau (ma class, plural malimau)

  1. lemon (citrus fruit)

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