IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Malay ampun, from Classical Malay ampun (pardon), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ampun.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈam.pʊn]
  • Hyphenation: am‧pun

NounEdit

ampun

  1. forgiveness, the action of forgiving.
    Synonym: maaf
  2. astonishment.

Usage notesEdit

The use of ampun is commonly reserved for grave offenses, such as murder or insurrection. For non-grave offenses, maaf is used instead of ampun.

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MalayEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *ampun (pardon, forgiveness). Cognate with Sundanese ampun (pardon, forgiveness).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ampun (Jawi spelling امڤون‎, plural ampun-ampun, informal 1st possessive ampunku, impolite 2nd possessive ampunmu, 3rd possessive ampunnya)

  1. freedom from a punishment (that was because of a sin or an illicit act)
    Aku harapkan aku dikurniakan ampun untuk segala dosaku sebelum aku kembali ke yang Maha Esa.
    I hope I will be given forgiveness for all my sins before I return to the One and Only.
  2. sorry
    Ampun, saya tidak tahu pun benda itu.
    I'm sorry, I didn't even know that.
    Synonym: maaf

VerbEdit

ampun (Jawi spelling امڤون‎)

  1. free someone from a punishment (that was because of a sin or an illicit act)
    Ampunilah aku, wahai Tuhanku!
    Forgive me for all my sins, oh God!

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