uang

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay wang, uang, from Late Classical Malay واڠ(wang), واڠ(uang), probably borrowed from Chinese Hokkien (hoân, “round”) or Hakka (vàn, “round”).

Alternative forms[edit]

  • oewang (van Ophuijsen (1901–1947))

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʊa̯ŋ/
  • Hyphenation: uang

Noun[edit]

uang (plural uang-uang, first-person possessive uangku, second-person possessive uangmu, third-person possessive uangnya)

  1. money
    Synonyms: duit, fulus
  2. treasure, wealth
    Synonyms: harta, kekayaan

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Makasar[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *quban, from Proto-Austronesian *qubaN.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

uang (Lontara spelling ᨕᨘᨕ)

  1. gray hair

Tagalog[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: u‧ang
  • IPA(key): /ʔuˈʔaŋ/, [ʔʊˈʔaŋ]

Noun[edit]

uáng (Baybayin spelling ᜂᜀᜅ᜔)

  1. Alternative form of uwang
  2. (dialectal, Marinduque) beetle
    Synonym: salagubang

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