orang

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

orang (plural orangs)

  1. An orangutan.

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Malay orang, which a later innovation, from Western Malayo-Polynesian language *uRaŋ. Cognate with Javanese wong.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

orang (plural orang-orang or para orang, first-person possessive orangku, second-person possessive orangmu, third-person possessive orangnya)

  1. human, person
    Synonyms: insan, manusia
  2. a vassal; a subject.
  3. a person who belongs to a particular group,
    1. citizen
    2. inhabitant
    3. race, ethnic
  4. third person

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Derived terms[edit]

Classifier[edit]

orang (singular seorang)

  1. human, person.

Further reading[edit]


Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayic *uraŋ “outsider”, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(t-)uRaŋ “outsider”. Possible cognate with Javanese wong.

Noun[edit]

orang (Jawi spelling اورڠ‎, informal 1st possessive orangku, impolite 2nd possessive orangmu, 3rd possessive orangnya)

  1. person

Classifier[edit]

orang (singular seorang)

  1. a (for people)

Derived terms[edit]