negeri

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay negeri, from Sanskrit नगरी (nagarī, city).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /nəɡəri/
  • Hyphenation: nê‧gê‧ri

Noun[edit]

nêgêri (plural negeri-negeri, first-person possessive negeriku, second-person possessive negerimu, third-person possessive negerinya)

  1. country, land
  2. state (polity)
  3. hometown
  4. (West Sumatra) district
    Synonym: nagari

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Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit नगरी (nagarī, city).

Noun[edit]

nĕgĕri (plural negeri-negeri, informal 1st possessive negeriku, impolite 2nd possessive negerimu, 3rd possessive negerinya)

  1. state; country
    luar negeri
    overseas (lit. "outside the state")
  2. federal state
    negeri Selangor
    the state of Selangor (one of 13 constituent states of Malaysia)

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