rimau

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Central Melanau[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Frrom Proto-North Sarawak, from Proto-Western Malayo-Polynesian *qari-mauŋ.

Noun[edit]

rimau

  1. panther (big cat of genus Panthera)
  2. tiger (The mammal Panthera tigris)

Synonyms[edit]


Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Shortened form of harimau, from Proto-Malayic *hari-mauŋ, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *hari-mauŋ, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *hari-mauŋ, from Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi *hari-mauŋ, from Proto-Western Malayo-Polynesian *qari-mauŋ.

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rimau (Jawi spelling ريماو)

  1. Alternative form of harimau.