pelajar

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From Malay pelajar. Equivalent to per- +‎ ajar (to teach).

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pelajar

  1. student (primary or secondary school)
    • 2017 October 5, “Pelajar Jerman Motivasi Siswa SMP 4 Salatiga [German students motivate junior high school students from SMP 4 Salatiga]”, in Suara Merdeka[1], archived from the original on 15 October 2018:
      Indonesia merupakan negara kesembilan. Namun kini pelajar Jerman justru memilih Indonesia sebagai tempat pertukaran pelajar. Saat berada di Kota Salatiga para pelajar Jerman itu dikenalkan dengan berbagai pengetahuan dan budaya daerah setempat.
      Indonesia was the ninth country (of their choice). However, German students now choose Indonesia instead as the place for student exchange. During their time at Kota Salatiga, the German students were introduced to various knowledge and culture of the local region.

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Malay[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

per- +‎ ajar (to teach)

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pelajar (Jawi spelling ڤلاجر‎, plural pelajar-pelajar, informal 1st possessive pelajarku, impolite 2nd possessive pelajarmu, 3rd possessive pelajarnya)

  1. student (of all categories)
    • 2018 October 11, Abdul Razak Idris, “8 pelajar Universiti Lim Kok Wing tawan Gunung Fuji [8 students from Lim Kok Wing University conquer Mount Fuji]”, in Utusan Malaysia[2], archived from the original on 15 October 2018:
      Raja Mohamad Amin yang merupakan pelajar Ijazah Sarjana Filem dan Televisyen berkata, pendakian sangat mencabar kerana angin bertiup lebih kencang daripada biasa berikutan taufan Jebi baru lepas melanda.
      Raja Mohamad Amin who is a student of the Master in Digital Film and Television says that the climb is very challenging because the wind was blowing stronger than usual due to typhoon Jebi that just hit recently.
  2. one who studies or researches a particular branch of knowledge
  3. (literary) one who learns
    • 2005, A. Samad Said, A. Samad Said: Sebuah antologi puisi yang menghimpunkan karya-karya selama setengah abad [A. Samad Said: An anthology of poems assembled from works spanning half a century], Utusan Publications, Menyongsong Abad (Poem No. 165), page 324:
      Nafas masa mengibar layak—koyak, basah dan garang;
      dirinya pelajar yang sabar sopan diranumi alam.
      Dan di tengah pekan, dirinya polis segan menyaman;
      di pantai polemik, ia pendebat payah disanggah.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

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