See also: móyàng

IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Malay moyang, from Proto-Malayic *(əm)pu + *hiaŋ, equivalent with blend of empu +‎ hyang. Cognates with Central Malay puyang.

NounEdit

moyang (first-person possessive moyangku, second-person possessive moyangmu, third-person possessive moyangnya)

  1. grandparents, predecessors, ancestors

ReferencesEdit

  • Adelaar, K. A. (1992) Proto-Malayic: The reconstruction of its phonology and parts of its lexicon and morphology[1], Canberra: The Australian National University

MalayEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

moyang (Jawi spelling مويڠ‎, plural moyang-moyang, informal 1st possessive moyangku, 2nd possessive moyangmu, 3rd possessive moyangnya)

  1. great-grandparent

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