BerawanEdit

NounEdit

abang

  1. window (opening for light and air)

BlagarEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

abang

  1. village

ReferencesEdit


Brunei MalayEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /abaŋ/
  • Hyphenation: a‧bang

NounEdit

abang

  1. older brother

CebuanoEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: a‧bang

VerbEdit

abang

  1. to lease; to rent
  2. to hire a prostitute

NounEdit

abang

  1. a lease
  2. a rent

QuotationsEdit

For quotations using this term, see Citations:abang.


Central MalayEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Javanese abang.

AdjectiveEdit

abang

  1. red

ReferencesEdit


Dupaningan AgtaEdit

NounEdit

abang

  1. boat

HiligaynonEdit

NounEdit

abáng

  1. avarice, greediness

VerbEdit

ábang

  1. To be within range of a fire

IndonesianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Malay abang, from Proto-Austronesian *abaŋ (*aba +‎ *-ŋ), *aba (father).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈabaŋ]
  • Hyphenation: abang

NounEdit

abang (plural abang-abang, first-person possessive abangku, second-person possessive abangmu, third-person possessive abangnya)

  1. (literally or figuratively, chiefly Sumatra, West Kalimantan and Jakarta) elder brother
    Bang Erwin, mau ke mana?
    • Erwin, where are you going?
    Nanti malam aku akan ke rumah Abang.
    • This night/evening, I will go to Abang's house.
  2. (chiefly West Kalimantan, Sumatra) a form of address to the husband in a marriage or marital relationship

Usage notesEdit

It's used to address an elder brother or cousin, a male friend (who is older than oneself is), a husband or boyfriend. Sometimes it's used before a name (Bang Samsul, etc). This address is used in the Malay influenced regions (Sumatra, West Kalimantan and Jakarta).

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Javanese abang (ꦲꦧꦁ, red).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈabaŋ]
  • Hyphenation: abang

AdjectiveEdit

abang

  1. red
    Synonym: merah

Further readingEdit


JavaneseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Javanese baṅ, bāṅ (red).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

abang (ngoko abang, krama abrit)

  1. red

NounEdit

abang (ngoko abang, krama abrit)

  1. red

DescendantsEdit

  • Central Malay: abang
  • Indonesian: abang

ReferencesEdit

  • "abang" in Tim Balai Bahasa Yogyakarta, Kamus Basa Jawa (Bausastra Jawa). Kanisius, Yogyakarta

KaraoEdit

NounEdit

abang

  1. rent money

MakasarEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

abang (Lontara spelling ᨕᨅ)

  1. (anatomy) forehead

MalayEdit

EtymologyEdit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

abang (Jawi spelling ابڠ‎, plural abang-abang, informal 1st possessive abangku, impolite 2nd possessive abangmu, 3rd possessive abangnya)

  1. brother (older male sibling)

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Salmon Claudine. Malay (and Javanese) Loan-words in Chinese as a Mirror of Cultural Exchanges . In: Archipel, volume 78, 2009. pp. 181-208

TagalogEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

abáng

  1. watcher
  2. trap or snare (placed or set up strategically)
  3. act of waiting (for a person, an opportunity, etc.)
  4. act of setting up a trap or snare

Derived termsEdit

SynonymsEdit


YogadEdit

NounEdit

abáng

  1. boat