usaha

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay usaha, from Classical Malay usaha, from Pali ussāha (strength, power, energy; endeavour, good), from Sanskrit उत्साह (utsāha).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈusaha]
  • Hyphenation: usa‧ha

Noun[edit]

usaha (first-person possessive usahaku, second-person possessive usahamu, third-person possessive usahanya)

  1. Something done so as to accomplish a purpose; action.
    usaha melawancounter-action, resistance
    Synonyms: pekerjaan, perbuatan
  2. The action of trying at something; attempt.
    usaha kudetacoup attempt
    Synonym: percobaan
    1. An attempt; try.
      Usaha yang bagus, Nak.Nice try, Kid
  3. Business;
    usaha dagangtrade business
    1. A specific commercial enterprise or establishment.
      Synonym: perusahaan
    2. A person's occupation, work, or trade.
      Synonym: bisnis
    3. Commercial, industrial, or professional activity.
      Synonyms: bisnis, perusahaan
    4. Any business, whether incorporated or not, that manufactures or sells products (also known as goods), or provides services as a commercial venture; company.
      Synonym: perusahaan
  4. Enterprise;
    1. A company, business, organization, or other purposeful endeavor.
      usaha mikro, kecil dan menengahmicro, small, or medium-sized enterprise
      usaha taniagricultural enterprise; farming business
    2. An undertaking or project, especially a risky, daring or courageous one; venture
      usaha kerjasamajoint venture
  5. An endeavor; effort
    usaha bersamajoint efforts
    Synonym: upaya
  6. work
    1. Labour, occupation, job.
      Synonym: pekerjaan
    2. (physics) A measure of energy expended in moving an object; most commonly, force times distance
      Synonym: kerja
    3. (physics, more generally) A measure of energy that is usefully extracted from a process
      Synonym: kerja
  7. A contortion of the body in an attempt to escape or to perform a difficult task; struggle.
  8. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) deal, bargain

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Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Classical Malay usaha, from Pali ussāha (strength, power, energy; endeavour, good), from Sanskrit उत्साह (utsāha).

Noun[edit]

usaha (Jawi spelling اوسها‎, plural usaha-usaha, informal 1st possessive usahaku, impolite 2nd possessive usahamu, 3rd possessive usahanya)

  1. effort
  2. labour
  3. enterprise

Descendants[edit]

  • Indonesian: usaha

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Swahili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic وَسَخْ(wasaḵ, filth).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

usaha (u class, no plural)

  1. pus

Yakan[edit]

Noun[edit]

usaha

  1. livelihood, earnings