orang utan

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Indonesian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

orang (person, man) +‎ utan (forest), from Malay orang utan.

Noun[edit]

orang utan (plural, first-person possessive orang utanku, second-person possessive orang utanmu, third-person possessive orang utannya)

  1. orangutan, (arboreal anthropoid ape).

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Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

orang (person, man) +‎ utan (forest).

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Noun[edit]

orang utan (Jawi spelling اورڠ اوتن‎, plural orang-orang utan, informal 1st possessive orang utanku, impolite 2nd possessive orang utanmu, 3rd possessive orang utannya)

  1. orangutan (arboreal anthropoid ape).

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