IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Malay maaf, from Arabic مُعَاف(muʿāf, exempt (from taxation)).

InterjectionEdit

maaf

  1. sorry
  2. pardon

NounEdit

maaf

  1. apology

MalayEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Arabic مُعَاف(muʿāf, exempt (from taxation)).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

maaf (plural maaf-maaf, informal 1st possessive maafku, impolite 2nd possessive maafmu, 3rd possessive maafnya)

  1. pardon, forgiveness
    Synonym: ampun

Derived termsEdit

InterjectionEdit

maaf

  1. sorry
  2. excuse me