Indonesian

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Etymology

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From Malay cerita (story), from Classical Malay cetera (story), from Pali carita, from Sanskrit चरित (carita, course of life).

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  • IPA(key): /t͡ʃəˈrita/, [t͡ʃəˈri.t̪a]
  • Hyphenation: cê‧ri‧ta
  • Rhymes: -ta, -a

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cêrita

  1. story

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Malay

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Etymology

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From Pali carita, from Sanskrit चरित (carita, course of life). Compare Tagalog salita (declaration). Doublet of cetera and ceritera.

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cerita (Jawi spelling چريتا, plural cerita-cerita, informal 1st possessive ceritaku, 2nd possessive ceritamu, 3rd possessive ceritanya)

  1. story

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  • Edi Sedyawati, Ellya Iswati, Kusparyati Boedhijono, Dyah Widjajanti D. (1994) Kosakata Bahasa Sanskerta dalam Bahasa Melayu Masa Kini, Jakarta, Indonesia: Pusat Pembinaan dan Pengembangan Bahasa. Departemen Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan Republik Indonesia, →ISBN, page 225

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Portuguese

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  • Hyphenation: ce‧ri‧ta

Noun

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cerita f (plural ceritas) (Brazilian spelling)

  1. (mineralogy) cerite