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EtymologyEdit

From Indonesian orang Betawi (people of Batavia), from Indonesian orang (man”, “person) and Dutch Batavia

NounEdit

Betawi (plural Betawis or Betawi)

  1. A member of an Indonesian ethnic group consisting of the descendants of the people living around Batavia (Jakarta) from around the 17th century.

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Note: these translations are for the plural.

Proper nounEdit

Betawi

  1. The Betawi language, a Malay-based creole language spoken by the ethnic group

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EtymologyEdit

From Dutch Batavia, from Latin Batavia, from Proto-Germanic *Batawjō.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bətawi/
  • Hyphenation: bê‧ta‧wi

Proper nounEdit

bêtawi

  1. Betawi, a ethnic group live around Jakarta (formerly Batavia).
  2. the Malay-based creole language spoken by the ethnic group.

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