menjalankan

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

men- +‎ jalan +‎ -kan

Verb[edit]

menjalankan

  1. to start (e.g. an engine, a car); to set in motion
    menjalankan mesin : start the engine
  2. to drive (e.g. a car)
    Saya pun menjalankan mobil dengan kecepatan tinggi. : I was driving the car at high speed.
  3. to run or operate (e.g. a company, a business)
    menjalankan firma : operate a firm (a business)
  4. to execute, to carry out (e.g. an order)
    Presiden menjalankan undang-undang. : The President executes the law(s).
    Polisi menjalankan tugas. : The police execute (perform) [their] duty.
    menjalankan perintah : to carry out orders

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Sutanto Atmosumarto, A Learner's Comprehensive Dictionary of Indonesian (2004)
  • Tuttle's Concise Indonesian Dictionary (1993)
  • Srinawati Salim, Indonesian Dictionary & Phrasebook (2007)