See also: rumi, rǔmí, and rùmí

English

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Etymology

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Unadapted borrowing from Malay Rumi, ultimately derived from Persian رومی (rumi, Roman).

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ɹuːmiː/
  • Hyphenation: Ru‧mi

Proper noun

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Rumi

  1. The Latin alphabet or writing system used for Malay and Indonesian.

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Malay

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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From Persian رومی (rumi, Roman).

Pronunciation

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Proper noun

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Rumi (Jawi spelling رومي)

  1. Ellipsis of tulisan Rumi, the Latin alphabet adopted for Malay since the 19th century.
    Coordinate term: Jawi

Adjective

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Rumi (Jawi spelling رومي)

  1. of or from Rome
  2. pertaining to either Roman Empire or the split Byzantine Empire
    Synonym: Rumawi
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Descendants

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  • English: Rumi

References

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  • Wilkinson, Richard James (1901) “رومي rumi”, in A Malay-English dictionary[1], Hong Kong: Kelly & Walsh limited, page 350
  • Wilkinson, Richard James (1932) “Rumi”, in A Malay-English dictionary (romanised)[2], volume II, Mytilene, Greece: Salavopoulos & Kinderlis, page 353