pisang

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay pisang.

Noun[edit]

pisang (plural pisangs)

  1. (archaic) A banana or plantain.
    • 1906, Perak, Government Gazette: Supplements, page 3:
      The orange crop was good; custard-apples, pisangs and pomeloes fair, the latter were poor in quality.

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

Acehnese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Banjarese pisang, Indonesian pisang, Malay pisang.

Noun[edit]

pisang

  1. banana (fruit)

Banjarese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Acehnese pisang, Indonesian pisang, Malay pisang.

Noun[edit]

pisang

  1. banana (fruit)

Brunei Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate to Acehnese pisang, Banjarese pisang, Malay pisang.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pisang

  1. banana (fruit)

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Malay pisang.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /piˈsɑŋ/, /ˈpi.sɑŋ/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: pi‧sang
  • Rhymes: -ɑŋ

Noun[edit]

pisang m (plural pisangs, diminutive pisangetje n)

  1. (dated, Netherlands) banana
  2. weirdo (strange, odd or eccentric person)
  3. someone who is unlucky

Synonyms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: piesang

Iban[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pisang

  1. banana

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay pisang. Compare Acehnese pisang, Banjarese pisang.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈpisaŋ]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: pi‧sang

Noun[edit]

pisang (first-person possessive pisangku, second-person possessive pisangmu, third-person possessive pisangnya)

  1. banana:
    1. The tropical tree-like plant which bears clusters of bananas. The plant of the genus Musa.
    2. An elongated curved tropical fruit that grows in bunches and has a creamy flesh and a smooth skin.
      Synonym: punti

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Javanese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

pisang (ngoko gedhang, krama pisang)

  1. Krama of gedhang.

References[edit]

  • The Linguistic Center of Yogyakarta (2015), “pisang”, in Kamus Basa Jawa (Bausastra Jawa) [Javanese Language Dictionary (Javanese Dictionary)] (in Javanese), Yogyakarta: Kanisius, →ISBN

Makasar[edit]

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Verb[edit]

pisang (Lontara spelling ᨄᨗᨔ, semi-transitive ammisang)

  1. (transitive) to carry sth. on the shoulder

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Acehnese pisang, Banjarese pisang, Indonesian pisang.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pisang (Jawi spellingڤيسڠ⁩, plural pisang-pisang, informal 1st possessive pisangku, 2nd possessive pisangmu, 3rd possessive pisangnya)

  1. banana (fruit)
    Pisang ialah buah kegemaran saya.
    Banana is my favourite fruit.

Synonyms[edit]

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Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay pisang.

Noun[edit]

pisang c

  1. plantain

See also[edit]

Anagrams[edit]

Tagalog[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: pi‧sang
  • IPA(key): /ˈpisaŋ/, [ˈpi.sɐŋ]

Noun[edit]

pisang (Baybayin spelling ᜉᜒᜐᜅ᜔)

  1. (eastern Marinduque) piece; fragment; portion
    Synonyms: piraso, bahagi, parte, (Gasan-Buenavista Marinduque) pilanggot, (Gasan-Buenavista Marinduque) piranggot, (Gasan-Buenavista Marinduque) pilandot

Tausug[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

pisang

  1. pineapple (plant and fruit)

Usage notes[edit]

A false friend of Malay "pisang" (banana); for the sense of "banana", see sayng.