See also: Bahasa

Cia-CiaEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Indonesian bahasa, from Malay bahasa, from Sanskrit भाषा (bhāṣā, language).

NounEdit

bahasa (Hangul spelling 바하사)

  1. language

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Indonesian bahasa, eventually from Sanskrit भाषा (bhāṣā, language).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /baː.ɦaː.saː/
  • Hyphenation: ba‧ha‧sa

NounEdit

bahasa n (uncountable)

  1. (colloquial, Netherlands) Indonesian language.

IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Malay bahasa, from Sanskrit भाषा (bhāṣā, language).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /baˈhasa/
  • Hyphenation: ba‧ha‧sa

NounEdit

bahasa (plural, first-person possessive bahasaku, second-person possessive bahasamu, third-person possessive bahasanya)

  1. language,
    1. (linguistics) a body of words, and set of methods of combining them (called a grammar), understood by a community and used as a form of communication.
      bahasa IndonesiaIndonesian language
    2. (computing) a computer language; a machine language.
  2. decorum, appropriate social behavior.

Alternative formsEdit

AffixationsEdit

CompoundsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Dutch: bahasa
  • English: Bahasa (with Malay bahasa)

Further readingEdit


MalayEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit भाषा (bhāṣā, language).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bahasa (Jawi spelling بهاس‎, plural bahasa-bahasa, informal 1st possessive bahasaku, impolite 2nd possessive bahasamu, 3rd possessive bahasanya)

  1. language (system of communication using words or symbols)
    bahasa MelayuMalay (language)

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DescendantsEdit