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IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Malay, ke- +‎ raja +‎ -an

NounEdit

kerajaan (plural kerajaan-kerajaan, first-person possessive kerajaanku, second-person possessive kerajaanmu, third-person possessive kerajaannya)

  1. kingdom
  2. rajahnate
  3. (classic) kingship
  4. (biology, taxonomy) kingdom

SynonymsEdit

  • (nation having as supreme ruler): monarki

VerbEdit

kerajaan

  1. (classic) to become a king
    Jika ia kerajaan, tiada akan sempurna negeri ini.
    If he becomes a king, this nation will never be perfect.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Kamus Besar Bahasa Indonesia (KBBI) online, "kerajaan".

MalayEdit

EtymologyEdit

ke- +‎ raja +‎ -an

NounEdit

kerajaan

  1. government (an organisation which has the power to enact and legislate laws within its area of jurisdiction)

Usage notesEdit

  • Indonesia and Singapore tends to use pemerintah instead in this sense, which has no monarchic connotations.