malam

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See also: Malam, malām, mālam, and maļam

Acehnese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

malam

  1. height

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

malam

  1. night

References[edit]


Brunei Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Malay malam.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /malam/
  • Hyphenation: ma‧lam

Noun[edit]

malam

  1. The time of the day between dusk and midnight; evening or night.

Hausa[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A clipping of malami.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /máː.làm/
    • (Standard Kano Hausa) IPA(key): [máː.làŋ]

Noun[edit]

mālàm m (feminine mālàmā, plural mā̀làmai)

  1. mister, Mr.

Indonesian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Malay malam, from Classical Malay malam.

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

malam (first-person possessive malamku, second-person possessive malammu, third-person possessive malamnya)

  1. night
Usage notes[edit]

Usage with names of days like Jumat (Friday), Senin (Monday):

  • When placed before the day name means "night before day": malam Jumat "night before Friday"
  • When placed after the day name means "night of day": Jumat malam "night of Friday"
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Javanese malam (ꦩꦭꦩ꧀), probably from Gujarati મલમ (malam, ointment or paste made of wax), from Persian مرهم(marham), from Arabic مَرْهَم(marham).

Noun[edit]

malam (first-person possessive malamku, second-person possessive malammu, third-person possessive malamnya)

  1. wax, paraffin, particularly for making batik

Further reading[edit]


Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

malam

  1. accusative feminine singular of malus

Verb[edit]

mālam

  1. first-person singular future active indicative of mālō

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *maləm (night, darkness).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /malam/
  • Rhymes: -alam, -lam, -am
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

malam (Jawi spelling مالم‎, plural malam-malam, informal 1st possessive malamku, impolite 2nd possessive malammu, 3rd possessive malamnya)

  1. night
    Selamat malamGoodnight
    Antonyms: siang, hari

Derived terms[edit]

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Ternate[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay malam.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

malam

  1. night, evening

References[edit]

  • Rika Hayami-Allen (2001) A descriptive study of the language of Ternate, the northern Moluccas, Indonesia, University of Pittsburgh

Yakan[edit]

Noun[edit]

malam

  1. evening, eve