menteri

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit मन्त्री (mantrī).

Noun[edit]

menteri

  1. minister
  2. (chess) queen

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Chess pieces in Indonesian · buah catur (see also: catur) (layout · text)
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raja menteri benteng gajah kuda pion, bidak

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Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hindi मन्त्रि (mantri), from Sanskrit मन्त्री (mantrī), from Sanskrit मन्त्रिन् (mantrin, minister, councillor), from मन्त्र (mantra, counsel, maxim, mantra) + -इन् (-in, an agent suffix).

Noun[edit]

mĕntĕri (plural menteri-menteri, informal first-person possessive menteriku, informal second-person possessive menterimu, third-person possessive menterinya)

  1. minister, vizier
    • 1812, Marsden, William, A Dictionary of the Malayan language in two parts, Malayan and English and English and Malayan[1], OCLC 807179629, page 2:
      Pada sūltan atau pada mantrī-nia
      To the sultan or to his ministers

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