pantas

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay pantas (quick; fast; skilled; experienced), from Classical Malay pantas, from Old Javanese pantĕs (fitting, appropriate; in accordance with all the rules). Semantic loan from Javanese ꦥꦤ꧀ꦠꦼꦱ꧀ (pantes, appropriate).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈpantas]
  • Hyphenation: pan‧tas

Adjective[edit]

pantas

  1. worthy.
    Synonyms: patut, layak
  2. appropriate.
    Synonyms: sesuai, sepadan
  3. fit.
    Synonym: cocok
  4. (obsolete) deft
    Synonyms: cekatan, tangkas
  5. (obsolete) fast
    Synonym: cepat

Usage notes[edit]

The sense is reinforced as semantic loan from Javanese ꦥꦤ꧀ꦠꦼꦱ꧀ (pantes, appropriate). The inherited sense of deft become dated in Indonesian, while the sense is kept in Standard Malay pantas.

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Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Javanese pantĕs.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

pantas (Jawi spelling ڤانتس)

  1. quick; fast
    Synonyms: cepat, kencang, lekas
    Antonyms: lembap, perlahan
  2. skilled; experienced
    Synonyms: cekap, mahir, tangkas

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Descendants[edit]

  • > Indonesian: pantas (deft; fast) (inherited)
  • Iban: pantas (quick; sharp; attentive)
  • Malagasy: fantatra (known; recognized)
  • Ngaju: pantas (beautiful; well; graceful)
  • Tagalog: pantas (sage; wise man; scholar)
  • Toba Batak: pantas (ingenious, intelligent; prudent)

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Swedish[edit]

Verb[edit]

pantas

  1. passive infinitive of panta
  2. present passive of panta

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay pantas, from Old Javanese pantĕs (modern Javanese ꦥꦤ꧀ꦠꦼꦱ꧀ (pantes)).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: pan‧tas
  • IPA(key): /panˈtas/, [pɐnˈtas]

Noun[edit]

pantás (Baybayin spelling ᜉᜈ᜔ᜆᜐ᜔)

  1. (archaic) sage; wise man; scholar
    Synonyms: paham, dalubhasa
    Nagsasaliksik ang mga pantas upang malinang ang kanilang karunungan.
    The wise men are researching to sharpen their knowledge.

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