fangare

TernateEdit

EtymologyEdit

A shortening of ngofangare (an official title), itself from ngofa (child) +‎ ngare (young man).

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

fangare (subject clitic to, possessive prefix ri, Jawi فڠاري‎)

  1. (formal, masculine) first-person singular pronoun, I
    mai fangare tosipodo habari batobut I will not dwell on this

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