AsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Indonesian kerja.

VerbEdit

kerja

  1. to work

ReferencesEdit


IcelandicEdit

NounEdit

kerja

  1. indefinite genitive plural of ker

IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Malay kerja, from Sanskrit कार्य (kārya). Doublet of karya.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [kərˈd͡ʒa]
  • (Sumba) IPA(key): [ˈkerd͡ʒa]
  • Hyphenation: kêr‧ja

NounEdit

kêrja (first-person possessive kerjaku, second-person possessive kerjamu, third-person possessive kerjanya)

  1. work:
    1. labour, occupation, job.
      Synonym: pekerjaan
    2. (physics) a measure of energy expended in moving an object; most commonly, force times distance.
      Synonym: usaha
    3. (physics, more generally) a measure of energy that is usefully extracted from a process.
      Synonym: usaha

VerbEdit

kêrja

  1. (colloquial) to work
    Synonym: bekerja

ConjugationEdit

Conjugation of kerja (ber-, intransitive)
Root kerja
Active Involuntary Passive Imperative Jussive
Active bekerja kerja kerjalah
Locative mengerjai terkerjai dikerjai kerjai kerjailah
Causative / Applicative1 mengerjakan terkerjakan dikerjakan kerjakan kerjakanlah
Causative
Locative
Causative / Applicative1 memperkerjakan terperkerjakan diperkerjakan perkerjakan perkerjakanlah
1The -kan row is either causative or applicative, with transitive roots it mostly has applicative meaning.
Notes:
Some of these forms do normally not exist or are rarely used in standard Indonesian. Some forms may also change meaning.

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • As: kerja

Further readingEdit


MalayEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit कार्य (kārya). Doublet of karya.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kerja (Jawi spelling کرجا‎, plural kerja-kerja, informal 1st possessive kerjaku, 2nd possessive kerjamu, 3rd possessive kerjanya)

  1. work
  2. job; occupation

VerbEdit

kerja (Jawi spelling کرجا‎)

  1. to work

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit