IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Malay kuasa, ke- +‎ *wasa, from Javanese ꦏꦸꦮꦱ (kuwasa), ꦏꦮꦱ (kawasa), from Sanskrit वश (vaśa, authority, power, control, dominion).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [kuˈasa]
  • Hyphenation: ku‧a‧sa

NounEdit

kuasa (first-person possessive kuasaku, second-person possessive kuasamu, third-person possessive kuasanya)

  1. power; authority

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MalayEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Javanese ꦏꦸꦮꦱ (kuwasa), ꦏꦮꦱ (kawasa), from Sanskrit वश (vaśa, authority, power, control, dominion). Reconstructed as ke- +‎ *wasa.

NounEdit

kuasa (Jawi spelling کواس‎, plural kuasa-kuasa, informal 1st possessive kuasaku, impolite 2nd possessive kuasamu, 3rd possessive kuasanya)

  1. power; authority

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DescendantsEdit

  • Indonesian: kuasa
  • Min Nan: 掛卅挂卅 (kòa-sa̍p), 掛些挂些 (kòa-se), 掛沙挂沙 (kòa-sa)

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