wayang

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

wayang ‎(plural wayangs)

  1. An Indonesian puppet. The most commonly known is Wayang Kulit, the Javanese shadow puppet made from animal skin.
  2. A shadow theatre
  3. A shadow theatre performance

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Javanese ꦧꦪꦁ ‎(bayang, shadow, imagination)

Noun[edit]

wayang

  1. shadow play
  2. theatre (not the building itself)
  3. shadow theatre performance

See also[edit]