merpati

IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Malay merpati, from Sanskrit पारापत (pārāpata).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [mərˈpati]
  • Hyphenation: mêr‧pa‧ti

NounEdit

merpati (first-person possessive merpatiku, second-person possessive merpatimu, third-person possessive merpatinya)

  1. pigeon (bird of the pigeon and dove family Columbidae)
    Synonym: dara
  2. lovebird: affectionate couple.

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MalayEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit पारापत (pārāpata).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

merpati (Jawi spelling مرڤاتي‎, plural merpati-merpati, informal 1st possessive merpatiku, 2nd possessive merpatimu, 3rd possessive merpatinya)

  1. pigeon (bird of the pigeon and dove family Columbidae)

ReferencesEdit

  • Edi Sedyawati et al. (1994). Kosakata Bahasa Sanskerta dalam Bahasa Melayu Masa Kini. Jakarta, Indonesia: Pusat Pembinaan dan Pengembangan Bahasa Departemen Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan Republik Indonesia. Page 118.

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