AcehneseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Sanskrit गज (gaja).

NounEdit

gajah

  1. elephant (mammal)

Brunei MalayEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Sanskrit गज (gaja) (compare Malay gajah).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gajah

  1. elephant

IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Malay gajah, from Classical Malay gajah (elephant), from Sanskrit गज (gaja).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɡad͡ʒah/, /ɡad͡ʒaʔ/
  • Hyphenation: ga‧jah

NounEdit

gajah (plural, first-person possessive gajahku, second-person possessive gajahmu, third-person possessive gajahnya)

  1. elephant (mammal)
  2. (chess) bishop
  3. (figurative) big-sized objects

See alsoEdit

Chess pieces in Indonesian · buah catur (see also: catur) (layout · text)
           
raja menteri benteng gajah kuda pion, bidak

Further readingEdit


JavaneseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit गज (gaja).

NounEdit

gajah

  1. elephant

MalayEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Sanskrit गज (gaja).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gajah (Jawi spelling ݢاجه‎, plural gajah-gajah, informal 1st possessive gajahku, impolite 2nd possessive gajahmu, 3rd possessive gajahnya)

  1. elephant (mammal)
  2. (chess) bishop

DescendantsEdit

  • Indonesian: gajah

See alsoEdit

Chess pieces in Malay · buah catur
بواه چاتور(layout · text)
           
raja, syah
راج‎, شاه
menteri
منتري
tir, benteng
تير‎, بينتيڠ
gajah,
ݢاجه
kuda,
کودا
bidak, piadak, pion
بيدق‎, ڤيادق‎, ڤيون

Further readingEdit