rubah

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Indonesian[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈru.bah]
  • Hyphenation: ru‧bah

Etymology 1[edit]

From Malay rubah, from Persian روباه(rubâh), from Middle Persian lwpʾh (rōbāh, fox), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *HlawpaHćás, diminutive of *lawpi-, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂wl(o)p- ~ *h₂ulp- ((red) fox) .

Noun[edit]

rubah (plural, first-person possessive rubahku, second-person possessive rubahmu, third-person possessive rubahnya)

  1. fox (Vulpes vulpes).

Etymology 2[edit]

Rebracketing of forms like berubah (ber- +‎ ubah). Probably inherited from Malay. Occurred in some Malay dialects.

Verb[edit]

rubah

  1. Misspelling of ubah (to change).

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Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian روباه(rubâh), from Middle Persian [script needed] (rōpās), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *laupāća, diminutive of *laupi, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂wl(o)p- ~ *h₂ulp- ((red) fox).

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Noun[edit]

rubah (Jawi spelling روبه‎, plural rubah-rubah, informal 1st possessive rubahku, impolite 2nd possessive rubahmu, 3rd possessive rubahnya)

  1. fox (Vulpes vulpes)

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