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IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Calque of Dutch natuurwetenschap (natural science) into ilmu (science) +‎ alam (nature).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈilmu ˈalam]
  • Hyphenation: il‧mu‧a‧lam

NounEdit

ilmu alam (plural ilmu-ilmu alam, first-person possessive ilmu alamku, second-person possessive ilmu alammu, third-person possessive ilmu alamnya)

  1. natural science
    Synonym: ilmu pengetahuan alam

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MalayEdit

EtymologyEdit

ilmu (knowledge) +‎ alam (world).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ilmu alam

  1. geography (study of physical structure and inhabitants of the Earth)

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