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 ingin membeli sebuah mobil merah.
    I want to buy a red car.

Noun[edit]

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

  1. red (colour)
    Merah adalah warna kesukaanku.
    Red is my favourite colour.

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Colors in Indonesian · warna (layout · text)
     putih      abu-abu, kelabu      hitam
             merah; kirmizi              jingga; cokelat, pirang tua              kuning; krem
             hijau pupus, hijau limau              hijau              hijau pudina; hijau tua
             nilangsuka, sian; hijau laut              biru langit, nilakandi              biru
             lembayung; nila              patma; ungu              merah jambu, merah muda

Etymology 2[edit]

Inflected form 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 spellingميره⁩)

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

Noun[edit]

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

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

Synonyms[edit]