merah

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Malay merah, from mirah, from Proto-Malayic *(ma-)irah (compare Malay merah), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(ma-)iʀaq.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɛrah/
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

mèrah

  1. red (having red as its colour)
    Saya mau beli mobil merah.
    I want to buy a red car.

Noun[edit]

merah (first-person possessive merahku, second-person possessive merahmu, third-person possessive merahnya)

  1. red (colour)
    Merah warna favorit saya.
    Red is my favourite colour.

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Colors in Indonesian · warna (layout · text)
     putih      abu-abu      hitam
             merah; merah tua, kirmizi              jingga, oranye; coklat              kuning; krem
             hijau limau              hijau              hijau mint; hijau tua
             sian; teal, hijau kebiruan              biru langit, nilakandi              biru
             violet, ungu lembayung; nila, ungu lembayung              magenta, merah keunguan; ungu              merah jambu, merah muda

Etymology 2[edit]

Inflected forms of perah.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

mêrah

  1. (colloquial) actor focus of perah

Etymology 3[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mêrah (first-person possessive merahku, second-person possessive merahmu, third-person possessive merahnya)

  1. chief, a term of nobility.
    Synonym: marah

Further reading[edit]


Malay[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From mirah, from Proto-Malayic *(ma-)irah (compare Indonesian merah), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(ma-)iʀaq.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

merah (Jawi spelling ميره‎)

  1. red (having red as its colour)
    Saya mahu beli kereta merah.
    I want to buy a red car.

Noun[edit]

merah (Jawi spelling ميره‎, plural merah-merah, informal 1st possessive merahku, impolite 2nd possessive merahmu, 3rd possessive merahnya)

  1. red (colour)
    Merah warna kegemaran saya.
    Red is my favourite colour.

Synonyms[edit]