maaf

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Indonesian[edit]

Interjection[edit]

maaf

  1. sorry
  2. pardon

Noun[edit]

maaf

  1. apology

Malay[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Arabic مُعَاف(muʿāf, exempt (from taxation)).

Noun[edit]

maaf (plural maaf-maaf)

  1. pardon, forgiveness

Derived terms[edit]

Affixed derivations:

  • pemaaf [agentive / qualitative / instrumental / abstract / measure] (peN-)
  • maafan [resultative / locative / collective / variety / verbal noun / fruit] (-an)
  • permaaf [causative passive] (peR-)
  • maafkan(to let (someone) off) [causative benefactive] (-kan)
  • maafi(to forgive) [causative (locative) benefactive] (-i)
  • memaaf [agent focus] (meN-)
  • dimaaf [patient focus] (di-)
  • termaaf [agentless action] (teR-)
  • bermaaf [stative / habitual] (beR-)

Interjection[edit]

maaf

  1. sorry
  2. excuse me