menteri

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit मन्त्री (mantrī).

Noun[edit]

menteri

  1. minister
  2. (chess) queen

Synonyms[edit]


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)

  1. minister, vizier

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Indonesian: menteri
  • Portuguese: mandarim (see there for further descendants)