sekolah menengah atas

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compound of sekolah menengah (high school (US), secondary school (UK)) +‎ atas (high), from

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [səˈkolah mənəˈŋah ˈatas]
  • Hyphenation: sê‧ko‧lah, mê‧nê‧ngah, a‧tas

Noun[edit]

sekolah menengah atas

  1. (education) senior high school (US), upper secondary school (UK), abbreviated as SMA.

Usage notes[edit]

This term was used from 1950 to 1961 and from 1968 to 1993 for general upper secondary education. Other similar terms are sekolah menengah tinggi (1942-1946), sekolah menengah umum atas (1946-1950), sekolah lanjutan tingkat atas (1963-1967) and sekolah menengah umum (1994-2004). This term has been in use since 2004 up until today.

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