pendeta

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Etymology[edit]

From Javanese pandhita (ꦥꦤ꧀ꦝꦶꦠ, a Hindu priest, religious leader), from Old Javanese, from Sanskrit पण्डित (paṇḍitá, scholar, philosopher).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pən.dɛ.ta/
  • Hyphenation: pêndèta

Noun[edit]

pêndèta (plural pendeta-pendeta, first-person possessive pendetaku, second-person possessive pendetamu, third-person possessive pendetanya)

  1. wise person
  2. monk
  3. priest, especially Christian and Hindu priest

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