tinggi

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Brunei Malay[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tiŋɡi/
  • Hyphenation: ting‧gi

Adjective[edit]

tinggi

  1. high (elevation)
  2. tall (height)

Synonyms[edit]

  • (height): jagau (human height)

Antonyms[edit]


Iban[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly from Sanskrit तुङ्ग (tuṅga).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

tinggi

  1. high (elevation)
  2. tall (height)

Indonesian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtɪŋɡi/
  • Rhymes: -ɡi, -i
  • Hyphenation: ting‧gi

Etymology 1[edit]

From Malay tinggi, from Sanskrit तुङ्ग (tuṅga, high).

Adjective[edit]

tinggi

  1. high:
    1. physically elevated, extending above a base or average level (e.g. building, heel, grass)
    2. tall, having a specified elevation or height (e.g. person, building, tree)
    3. elevated in status, esteem, or prestige, or in importance or development; exalted in rank, station, or character.
      demam tinggihigh fever
    4. lofty, often to the point of arrogant, haughty, boastful, proud.
      Synonym: sombong
    5. (phonetics) made with some part of the tongue positioned high in the mouth, relatively close to the palate.
    6. intoxicated: under the influence of a mood-altering drug, formerly usually alcohol, but now (from the mid-20th century) usually not alcohol but rather marijuana, cocaine, heroin, etc.
      Waktu aku lagi tinggi hilang akal sehatku.[1]When I was high, I lost my mind.
  2. noble
    Synonyms: luhur, mulia
  3. advanced:
    1. in a late stage.
      Synonym: lanjut
    2. with greater complexity, more difficult
      Synonym: maju
  4. active

Noun[edit]

tinggi (first-person possessive tinggiku, second-person possessive tinggimu, third-person possessive tingginya)

  1. height: the vertical distance from the ground to the highest part of a standing person or animal (withers in the case of a horse).

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Learned borrowing from Old Javanese tiṅgi (bed-bug).

Noun[edit]

tinggi (first-person possessive tinggiku, second-person possessive tinggimu, third-person possessive tingginya)

  1. (rare) bedbug, bed bug

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2002, Slank, I Miss You But I Hate You.

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Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly from Sanskrit तुङ्ग (tuṅga, high).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tiŋɡi/
  • Rhymes: -ɡi, -i
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

tinggi (Jawi spelling تيڠݢي‎)

  1. high
  2. tall

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Indonesian: tinggi

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