madrasah

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Borrowed from Arabic مَدْرَسَة‎ f (madrasa, school), a noun of place from the verb دَرَسَ(darasa, to learn, to study).

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madrasah (plural madrasahs or madaris)

  1. (Islam) A school for any kind of teaching, at any grade level; usually specifically a school that teaches Islamic theology.

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Indonesian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Malay madrasah, from Arabic مَدْرَسَة(madrasa).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /madˈrasah/
  • Hyphenation: mad‧ra‧sah

Noun[edit]

madrasah (first-person possessive madrasahku, second-person possessive madrasahmu, third-person possessive madrasahnya)

  1. (Islam, education) school.

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In Indonesia, sekolah is used by school which is under supervision of Ministry of Education. Islamic school supervised by Ministry of Religious Affairs use madrasah.

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Malay[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Arabic مَدْرَسَة(madrasa).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /madˈrasah/
  • Hyphenation: mad‧ra‧sah

Noun[edit]

madrasah (Jawi spelling مدرسة‎, plural madrasah-madrasah, informal 1st possessive madrasahku, 2nd possessive madrasahmu, 3rd possessive madrasahnya)

  1. (Islam, education) school.
  2. (Islam) a small mosque.
    Synonyms: surau, langgar

Usage notes[edit]

In Indonesia, sekolah is a school under the supervision of the Ministry of Education. Islamic schools supervised by the Ministry of Religious Affairs are called madrasah.

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