Brunei MalayEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

cognate with Malay laki-laki, Reduplication of laki

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

laki-laki

  1. male person; man or boy

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AdjectiveEdit

laki-laki

  1. (humans) male

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IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Malay laki-laki, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian (compare Madurese lalake, Tagalog lalaki); Full reduplication of laki.

AdjectiveEdit

laki-laki

  1. male (belonging or referring to the sex having the smaller gametes (of humans))

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NounEdit

laki-laki (plural, first-person possessive laki-lakiku, second-person possessive laki-lakimu, third-person possessive laki-lakinya)

  1. male
  2. boy
    seorang laki-laki yg ganteng
    A handsome man

MalayEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian (compare Madurese lalake, Tagalog lalaki); Full reduplication of laki.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

laki-laki (Jawi spelling لاکي٢)

  1. Alternative form of lelaki