TernateEdit

EtymologyEdit

A shortening of ngofajaru (id.), itself from ngofa (child) +‎ jaru (young woman).

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

fajaru (subject clitic to, possessive prefix ri, Jawi فجارو‎)

  1. (formal, feminine) first-person singular pronoun, I

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See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Frederik Sigismund Alexander de Clercq (1890) Bijdragen tot de kennis der Residentie Ternate, E.J. Brill
  • Rika Hayami-Allen (2001) A descriptive study of the language of Ternate, the northern Moluccas, Indonesia, University of Pittsburgh