tingkat

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay tingkat.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Singapore) IPA(key): /tɪŋˈkɑt/

Noun[edit]

tingkat (usually uncountable, plural tingkats)

  1. (Singapore, informal) tiffin container
    • 2012 March 18, Eunice Quek, “Taste of home”, in The Sunday Times (LifeStyle), page 21:
      He suspected something was different with his tingkat meal one week, after tasting the dishes.

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay tingkat (floor), from Classical Malay tingkat, from Minangkabau [Term?].

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈtɪŋkat]
  • Hyphenation: ting‧kat

Noun[edit]

tingkat (first-person possessive tingkatku, second-person possessive tingkatmu, third-person possessive tingkatnya)

  1. (level of something)
    1. In the same position or rank; level.
    2. rank
      Synonym: pangkat
    3. class
      Synonym: class
  2. floor
  3. rate
    tingkat pengangguranunemployment rate
    Synonym: angka

Alternative forms[edit]

  • tk. (abbreviation)

Derived terms[edit]

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Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly from Minangkabau [Term?].

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tingkat (Jawi spelling تيڠکت‎, plural tingkat-tingkat, informal 1st possessive tingkatku, 2nd possessive tingkatmu, 3rd possessive tingkatnya)

  1. floor, storey
  2. level
  3. (Singapore) Ellipsis of mangkuk tingkat (tiffin container)

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Indonesian: tingkat
  • English: tingkat (Singapore)

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