wayang

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Indonesian wayang, from Javanese ꦧꦪꦁ (bayang, shadow, imagination).

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 theater
  3. A shadow theater performance

Hiligaynon[edit]

Noun[edit]

wayáng

  1. open plain, extensive grounds in a broad valley, or the like

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Javanese ꦧꦪꦁ (bayang, shadow, imagination).

Noun[edit]

wayang

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

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Malay[edit]

Noun[edit]

wayang (plural wayang-wayang)

  1. puppet show, comedy, theatrical performance

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