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Etymology edit

From Medieval Latin clausa.

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klausa f (genitive singular klausu, nominative plural klausur)

  1. passage (of text), clause

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Indonesian edit

Etymology edit

Learned borrowing from Medieval Latin clausa, diminutive of clausula (close, end; a clause, close of a period)), from Latin clausus, past participle of claudere (to shut, close). Doublet of klausul.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [ˈklau̯.sa]
  • Hyphenation: klau‧sa

Noun edit

klausa (plural klausa-klausa, first-person possessive klausaku, second-person possessive klausamu, third-person possessive klausanya)

  1. (grammar) clause: a verb, its necessary grammatical arguments, and any adjuncts affecting them.

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Verb edit


  1. third-person singular/plural present indicative of klausīt
  2. (with the particle lai) third-person singular imperative of klausīt
  3. (with the particle lai) third-person plural imperative of klausīt