benteng

IndonesianEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈbɛnt̪ɛŋ]
  • Hyphenation: bén‧téng

NounEdit

benteng, bénténg (plural benteng-benteng, first-person possessive bentengku, second-person possessive bentengmu, third-person possessive bentengnya)

  1. fort: a fortified defensive structure stationed with troops.
  2. bulwark: a defensive wall or rampart.
  3. (chess) rook; castle
  4. (figuratively) something that is used to strengthen or maintain a position and so on.
  5. (sports) children's games are carried out in two groups by each group forming a fort (in the form of poles, stones, etc.) and trying to protect the fort from enemy attacks.

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

Chess pieces in Indonesian · buah catur (see also: catur) (layout · text)
           
raja menteri, patih, ratu, ster benteng gajah, loper, menteri, luncung, luncur, peluncur kuda bidak, pion, prajurit

Further readingEdit


JavaneseEdit

NounEdit

benteng

  1. Dated spelling of bèntèng.

MakasarEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

benteng (Lontara spelling ᨅᨙᨈᨙ)

  1. pillar
  2. post