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A ceremonial ikat hanging from Buleleng, Bali, Indonesia

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EtymologyEdit

From Malay ikat (to bind).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ikat (countable and uncountable, plural ikats)

  1. (uncountable) A style of weaving that uses a process similar to tie-dye to dye the threads.
    • 2009 February 13, Wendy Moonan, “Glamour Girls for the Middle Class”, in New York Times[1]:
      Other noteworthy sales included an Etruscan bronze by Royal-Athena Galleries; a 17th-century Mexican tortoise-shell and mother-of-pearl inlaid chest by Arita Gallery of Buenos Aires; Suzani and ikat textiles by Gallery Afrodit of Ankara, Turkey; and a Tiffany Studios peony lamp from 1900, sold by Macklowe.
  2. A work woven in this style.
    • 2008 June 12, Susan Joy, “Smooth Translations”, in New York Times[2]:
      Madeline Weinrib, for one, works with traditional artisans to update the hand-woven ikats she uses for her chic clutches.

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IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Malay ikat.

NounEdit

ikat (plural ikat-ikat, first-person possessive ikatku, second-person possessive ikatmu, third-person possessive ikatnya)

  1. (uncountable) ikat (a style of weaving)
  2. frame

VerbEdit

ikat

  1. to tie; to bind

AnagramsEdit

kita, tika


MalayEdit

NounEdit

ikat (plural ikat-ikat, informal first-person possessive ikatku, second-person possessive ikatmu, third-person possessive ikatnya)

  1. (uncountable) ikat (a style of weaving)
  2. frame

VerbEdit

ikat

  1. to tie; to bind

AnagramsEdit

kita, tika

Derived termsEdit