EnglishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

benar

  1. (obsolete, Britain, thieves' cant) comparative form of bene: more bene
    • 1611, Middleton, Thomas, The Roaring Girle[1]:
      A gage of ben Rom-bouse, / In a bousing-ken of Rom-vile, / Is benar than a Caster, / Pecke, pennam, lay, or popler, / Which we mill in deuse a vile.
      [paraphrase] A pot of good wine, / In a pub of London, / Is better than a cloak, / Meat, bread, milk, or porridge, / Which we steal in the countryside.

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IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Malay benar, from Proto-Malayic *bənər, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan, from Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *bənər.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [bəˈnar]
  • Hyphenation: bê‧nar

AdverbEdit

benar

  1. very
    Synonyms: amat, sangat, sungguh
    Antonym: kurang

AdjectiveEdit

benar

  1. true
  2. right, correct
    bahasa Indonesia yang baik dan benar
    good and correct Indonesian
  3. valid

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MalayEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayic *bənər, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan, from Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *bənər.

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AdverbEdit

benar (Jawi spelling بنر)

  1. very
    Merah benar jambu air ini.
    This rose apple is very red.

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benar (Jawi spelling بنر‎, plural benar-benar)

  1. true
  2. right, correct
  3. valid

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  • Indonesian: benar

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Old IrishEdit

VerbEdit

benar

  1. inflection of benaid:
    1. third-person singular present indicative passive relative
    2. third-person singular imperative passive

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
benar benar
pronounced with /v(ʲ)-/
mbenar
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

SwedishEdit

VerbEdit

benar

  1. present tense of bena.

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