umpama

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay umpama, from Pali upamā (simile, parable, comparison), from Sanskrit उपमा (upamā). Reconstructed as *upama +‎ -um-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʊmˈpa.ma]
  • Hyphenation: um‧pa‧ma

Noun[edit]

umpama (plural umpama-umpama, first-person possessive umpamaku, second-person possessive umpamamu, third-person possessive umpamanya)

  1. instance, model, example

Conjunction[edit]

umpama

  1. (colloquial) as though, like, as if
    Synonyms: bagaikan, seakan-akan

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Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit उपमा (upamā).

Noun[edit]

umpama (Jawi spelling اومڤام‎, plural umpama-umpama, informal 1st possessive umpamaku, 2nd possessive umpamamu, 3rd possessive umpamanya)

  1. instance, model, example
    Synonyms: contoh, model, ibarat, misal, instansi

Conjunction[edit]

umpama (Jawi spelling اومڤام‎)

  1. as though, like, as if
    Ilmu yang kita memiliki umpama setitik air di laut.
    The knowledge we have is like a drop of water in the ocean.
    Synonyms: bagai, bak, laksana, seperti

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Descendants[edit]

  • Indonesian: umpama

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