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EtymologyEdit

From Malay kampung.

NounEdit

kampong (plural kampongs)

  1. A traditional Malay village in Malaysia, Brunei, Indonesia and Singapore.
    • 2015, Labodalih Sembiring, translating Eka Kurniawan, Man Tiger, Verso 2015, p. 107:
      Margio […] would go back to their kampong and look for gifts for her.
  2. (Singapore) A suburb or district where a former kampong stood.
    Kampong Tanah Merah.
  3. (Cambodia) Port, landing, river town (កំពង់).

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EtymologyEdit

From Malay kampung.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kampong m (plural kampongs)

  1. village (a (Southeast Asian) rural habitation of size between a hamlet and a town); kampong

MalayEdit

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kampong (Jawi spelling کامڤوڠ)

  1. (pre-1972) Obsolete spelling of kampung