pelangi

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Brunei Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Malay pelangi.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /p(ə)laŋi/
  • Hyphenation: pe‧la‧ngi

Noun[edit]

pelangi

  1. rainbow (multicoloured arch in the sky)

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay pelangi. Compare to Tagalog balangaw.

Noun[edit]

pelangi (first-person possessive pelangiku, second-person possessive pelangimu, third-person possessive pelanginya)

  1. rainbow (multicoloured arch in the sky)

Synonyms[edit]


Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Related to pelang ("striped"), doublet of belang.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pelangi (Jawi spelling ڤلاڠي‎, plural pelangi-pelangi, informal 1st possessive pelangiku, impolite 2nd possessive pelangimu, 3rd possessive pelanginya)

  1. rainbow (multicoloured arch in the sky)

Synonyms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Indonesian: pelangi

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ cf. "belang", "pelang" & "pelangi" in Wilkinson, Richard James (1901). A Malay-English Dictionary. London: Kelly & Walsh Limited. pp. 110, 466-467