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IndonesianEdit

NounEdit

kakak

  1. older brother/sister, older sibling
  2. older cousin
  3. term of address for a friend who is a bit older

Usage notesEdit

  • "Kakak laki-laki" is used to mean "older brother".
  • "Kakak perempuan" is used to mean "older sister".

MalayEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayic *kakaʔ, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kaka, from Proto-Austronesian *kaka.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kakak (Jawi spelling کاکق‎, plural kakak-kakak, informal 1st possessive kakakku, impolite 2nd possessive kakakmu, 3rd possessive kakaknya)

  1. sister (older woman or girl having the same parents)
  2. (rare) sibling (older person who shares same parents)
  3. (rare) brother (older male sibling)
  4. term of address for a female acquaintance who is a bit older

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TagalogEdit

NounEdit

kakak

  1. cackle or cackling of a hen, duck, etc.

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