menteri

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EtymologyEdit

From Malay menteri, from Sanskrit मन्त्री (mantrī). Doublet of mandarin and mantri.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [məntəˈri], [mənˈtri]
  • Hyphenation: men‧te‧ri

NounEdit

mêntêri (plural menteri-menteri, first-person possessive menteriku, second-person possessive menterimu, third-person possessive menterinya)

  1. (government) minister, a politician who heads a ministry (national or regional government department for public service).
    Synonym: nayaka
  2. (chess) queen: the most powerful piece, able to move any number of spaces horizontally, vertically, or diagonally.
    Synonyms: ratu, ster
  3. (chess) bishop: the chess piece denoted ♗ or ♝ which moves along diagonal lines and developed from the shatranj alfil ("elephant") and was originally known as the aufil or archer in English.
    Synonyms: gajah, luncup, loper

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Chess pieces in Indonesian · buah catur (see also: catur) (layout · text)
           
raja menteri, patih, ratu, ster benteng gajah, loper, menteri, luncung, luncur, peluncur kuda bidak, pion, prajurit

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MalayEdit

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).

NounEdit

mĕntĕri (Jawi spelling منتري‎, 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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Chess pieces in Malay · buah catur
بواه چاتور(layout · text)
           
raja, syah
راج‎, شاه
menteri
منتري
tir, benteng
تير‎, بينتيڠ
gajah,
ݢاجه
kuda,
کودا
bidak, piadak, pion
بيدق‎, ڤيادق‎, ڤيون

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