tenaga

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Indonesian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [təˈnaɡa]
  • Hyphenation: te‧na‧ga

Etymology 1[edit]

From Malay tenaga, from Sanskrit तानयति (tānayati, to extend, to expand). Semantic loan from Dutch energie (energy) for physics sense.

Noun[edit]

tênaga (first-person possessive tenagaku, second-person possessive tenagamu, third-person possessive tenaganya)

  1. energy:
    1. the capacity to do work.
    2. (physics) a quantity that denotes the ability to do work and is measured in a unit dimensioned in mass × distance²/time² (ML²/T²) or the equivalent.
      Synonym: energi

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Etymology 2[edit]

Back-formation from tenaga kerja.

Noun[edit]

tênaga (first-person possessive tenagaku, second-person possessive tenagamu, third-person possessive tenaganya)

  1. (usually in compound) worker
    Synonyms: pekerja, pegawai

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Further reading[edit]

Malay[edit]

Malay Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit तानयति (tānayati, to extend, to expand).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Rhymes: -a

Noun[edit]

tenaga (Jawi spellingتناݢ⁩, plural tenaga-tenaga, informal 1st possessive tenagaku, 2nd possessive tenagamu, 3rd possessive tenaganya)

  1. (physics) energy

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