CebuanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Philippine, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *bataŋ.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: ba‧tang

NounEdit

batang

  1. a log; the trunk of a dead tree, cleared of branches

VerbEdit

batang

  1. to lie prostrate

AnagramsEdit


IndonesianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bataŋ/
  • Hyphenation: ba‧tang

Etymology 1Edit

From Malay batang, from Classical Malay batang, from Proto-Malayic *bataŋ, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *bataŋ.

NounEdit

batang (first-person possessive batangku, second-person possessive batangmu, third-person possessive batangnya)

  1. a log; the trunk of a dead tree, cleared of branches
  2. a rod; a straight, round stick, shaft, bar, cane, or staff.
  3. a branch, any of the parts of something that divides like the branch of a tree.
  4. a river
    Synonyms: kali, sungai

ClassifierEdit

batang

  1. classifier for log, rod or something like log or rod.

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Javanese ꦧꦛꦁ (bathang, corpse), from Old Javanese baṭaṅ (corpse), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *bataŋ.

NounEdit

batang (first-person possessive batangku, second-person possessive batangmu, third-person possessive batangnya)

  1. (archaic, dialect) corpse

Further readingEdit


MalayEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Malayic *bataŋ, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *bataŋ.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bataŋ/
  • Rhymes: -ataŋ, -taŋ, -aŋ
  • Hyphenation: ba‧tang
  • (file)

NounEdit

batang (Jawi spelling باتڠ‎, plural batang-batang, informal 1st possessive batangku, impolite 2nd possessive batangmu, 3rd possessive batangnya)

  1. a log; the trunk of a dead tree, cleared of branches
  2. a rod; a straight, round stick, shaft, bar, cane, or staff.
  3. a branch, any of the parts of something that divides like the branch of a tree.
  4. river (large stream which drains a landmass)
SynonymsEdit
Derived termsEdit

ClassifierEdit

batang (singular sebatang)

  1. classifier for log, rod or something like log or rod.

Etymology 2Edit

From Javanese ꦧꦛꦁ (bathang, corpse), from Old Javanese baṭaṅ (corpse), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *bataŋ.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

batang (Jawi spelling باتڠ‎, plural batang-batang, informal 1st possessive batangku, impolite 2nd possessive batangmu, 3rd possessive batangnya)

  1. (archaic) corpse
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Cognate of Balinese ᬯᬵᬢᬂ (watang, cause), Javanese ꦧꦠꦁ (batang, to answer). (This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

batang (used in the form membatang)

  1. to read (say what is written)
Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit


MansakaEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Philippine, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *bataŋ.

NounEdit

batang

  1. log
  2. branch (of a tree)

MaranaoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Philippine, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *bataŋ.

NounEdit

batang

  1. letter (of any alphabet)

VerbEdit

batang

  1. to perch, to alight

Derived termsEdit


MinangkabauEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayic, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *bataŋ.

NounEdit

batang

  1. tree trunk, fallen tree, log
  2. stem of a plant

SundaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

batang

  1. Romanization of ᮘᮒᮀ.

YakanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *bataŋ.

NounEdit

batang

  1. tree trunk
  2. stalk

NounEdit

batang

  1. letter (of an alphabet)
  2. consonant (in the Arabic abjad)