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IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sundanese ᮘᮥᮒᮥᮂ (butuh) (compare Javanese butuh).

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butuh

  1. to need
    Aku butuh kamu.I need you.
    • 2018 November 1, “Lulusan Teknik Butuh Sertifikat Insinyur [Engineering Graduates Need Engineer Certificate]”, in Suara Merdeka[1], archived from the original on 4 December 2018:
      Bagus Irawan menambahkan di era serbacanggih ini lulusan teknik memang butuh memperkuat keahlian. Sebab, zaman sudah jauh berubah yang ditandai kehadiran aplikasi robotik, kecerdasan buatan, otomatisasi program digital hingga teknologi data.
      Bagus Irawan added that in this sophisticated era, engineering graduates really need to strengthen their expertise. This is because times have changed a lot, marked by the presence of robotic applications, artificial intelligence, digital program automation to data technology.

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JavaneseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sundanese ᮘᮥᮒᮥᮂ (butuh) (compare Indonesian butuh).

VerbEdit

butuh

  1. to need
    Aku butuh kowe.I need you.

MalayEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayic *butuh, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *butuq, from Proto-Austronesian *buCuq.

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butuh (Jawi spelling بوتوه‎, plural butuh-butuh, informal first-person possessive butuhku, informal second-person possessive butuhmu, third-person possessive butuhnya)

  1. (vulgar) penis
    • [2006 February 24, Badruddin Othman, “Bimbang penggunaan bahasa Melayu terhakis [Worried usage of Malay language is eroded]”, in Utusan Malaysia[2], archived from the original on 4 December 2018:
      Dalam rancangan Eksotika Malaysia keluaran Astro misalnya, sudah dua kali saya mendengar perkataan butuh atau membutuhkan digunakan untuk membawa maksud 'memerlukan' seperti yang digunakan di Indonesia, walhal di Malaysia ia sering digunakan untuk maksud 'alat kelamin lelaki'.
      In the Exotic Malaysia television program produced by Astro for example, I have twice heard the word "butuh" or "membutuhkan" used for the meaning 'to need' as used in Indonesia, whereas in Malaysia the term is often used for the meaning 'male genitalia'.]

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butuh

  1. Romanization of ᮘᮥᮒᮥᮂ