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EtymologyEdit

From Hindi मन्त्रि (mantri), from Sanskrit मन्त्री (mantrī), from Sanskrit मन्त्रिन् (mantrin, minister, councillor), from मन्त्र (mantra, counsel, maxim, mantra) + -इन् (-in, an agent suffix).

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mĕntĕri (plural menteri-menteri, informal 1st possessive menteriku, impolite 2nd possessive menterimu, 3rd possessive menterinya)

  1. minister, vizier
    • 1812, Marsden, William, A Dictionary of the Malayan language in two parts, Malayan and English and English and Malayan[1], OCLC 807179629, page 2:
      Pada sūltan atau pada mantrī-nia
      To the sultan or to his ministers

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