IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Malay negeri, from Classical Malay negeri (settlement), from Sanskrit नगरी (nagarī, city). Doublet of nagari and negara.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /nəɡəri/
  • Hyphenation: nê‧gê‧ri

NounEdit

nêgêri (plural, first-person possessive negeriku, second-person possessive negerimu, third-person possessive negerinya)

  1. country, land
  2. state (polity)
  3. hometown
  4. (West Sumatra) district
    Synonyms: distrik, nagari

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MalayEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit नगरी (nagarī, city).

NounEdit

nĕgĕri (plural negeri-negeri, informal 1st possessive negeriku, impolite 2nd possessive negerimu, 3rd possessive negerinya)

  1. state,
    1. country, any sovereign polity; a national or city-state government.
      luar negerioverseas (lit. "outside the state")
    2. a political division of a federation retaining a notable degree of autonomy, as in the United States or Germany.
      negeri Selangorthe state of Selangor (one of 13 constituent states of Malaysia)

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