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Etymology edit

Affixation of ber- +‎ jalan

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /bərˈdʒa.lan/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: bêr‧ja‧lan
  • Rhymes: -lan, -an

Verb edit


  1. (intransitive) to walk
    1. to move on the feet by alternately setting each foot (or pair or group of feet, in the case of animals with four or more feet) forward, with at least one foot on the ground at all times
      Synonym: berjalan kaki
    2. to travel (a distance) by walking
  2. (intransitive) to take place (to happen or to occur)
    Synonym: berlangsung

Conjugation edit

Conjugation of jalan (ber-, meng-, intransitive)
Root jalan
Active Involuntary /
Passive Basic /
Active berjalan jalan jalanlah, berjalanlah
Locative menjalani terjalani dijalani jalani jalanilah
Causative / Applicative1 menjalankan terjalankan dijalankan jalankan jalankanlah
Active memperjalan teperjalan diperjalan perjalan perjalanlah
Locative memperjalani teperjalani diperjalani perjalani perjalanilah
Causative / Applicative1 memperjalankan teperjalankan diperjalanlan perjalankan perjalankanlah
1The -kan row is either causative or applicative, with transitive roots it mostly has applicative meaning.
Some of these forms do normally not exist or are rarely used in standard Indonesian. Some forms may also change meaning.

Adjective edit


  1. in effect (operate or functioning; in force; in play)
    Synonym: berlaku
  2. running (of a company, organization, association, etc.)

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Further reading edit

Malay edit

Etymology edit

ber- +‎ jalan.

Verb edit

bĕrjalan (Jawi spelling برجالن)

  1. to walk