IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Unknown.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈt͡ʃa.lon/
  • Hyphenation: ca‧lon

NounEdit

calon (plural, first-person possessive calonku, second-person possessive calonmu, third-person possessive calonnya)

  1. candidate
    1. A person who is running in an election.
    2. A person who is applying to a position for a job.
    3. A participant in an examination.

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MalayEdit

NounEdit

calon (plural calon-calon, informal 1st possessive calonku, impolite 2nd possessive calonmu, 3rd possessive calonnya)

  1. candidate

WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Welsh callon, from Proto-Brythonic *kalon, from Proto-Celtic *kalonā (heart). Cognate with Breton kalon.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

calon f (plural calonnau or calonnoedd)

  1. (anatomy) heart; bosom, breast
    1. womb, matrix, belly; entrails
    2. center, heart of timber, pith, core, inner or hidden part, essence
  2. (figuratively) seat of feeling, affection, will, and intellect; one's inmost being, the soul, the spirit; true emotion, mind, thought, intent, secret, etc.
    1. courage, spirit, manliness, confidence
    2. heart or fertility (of land)

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MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
calon galon nghalon chalon
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950-), “calon”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies