mungkin

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic مُمْكِن(mumkin, possible).

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mungkin

  1. maybe, perhaps, possibly, probably
    Mungkin John akan datang untuk makan malam.
    Perhaps John will come over for dinner.

Usage notes[edit]

Mungkin + -kah forms an interrogative sentence "Is it possible..?" as in mungkinkah anda menolongku?, "Is it possible for you to help me?". Mungkin preceded by an adjective prefixed by se- forms adverbial phrase "as [..] as possible" as in sebesar mungkin, "as big as possible", secepat mungkin, "as fast/soon as possible".

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Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic مُمْكِن(mumkin, possible).

Adverb[edit]

mungkin

  1. maybe, perhaps, possibly