EnglishEdit

NounEdit

orang (plural orangs)

  1. An orangutan.

AnagramsEdit


IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Malay orang, from Old Malay uraṃ, which a later innovation of Western Malayo-Polynesian language *uRaŋ. Cognate with Javanese wong. Doublet of wong.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /o.raŋ/, [ˈɔ.räŋ]

NounEdit

orang (plural orang-orang or banyak orang, first-person possessive orangku, second-person possessive orangmu, third-person possessive orangnya)

  1. human, person
    Synonyms: insan, manusia
  2. a vassal; a subject.
  3. a subordinate.
  4. a person who belongs to a particular group,
    1. citizen
      Synonyms: rakyat, warga negara
    2. inhabitant
      Synonym: penduduk
    3. race, ethnic
      Synonym: suku bangsa
    4. foreigner
  5. third person

Alternative formsEdit

Derived termsEdit

ClassifierEdit

orang (singular seorang)

  1. human, person.

ConjunctionEdit

orang

  1. (colloquial) because
    Synonym: karena

Further readingEdit


MalayEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayic *uraŋ (outsider), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(t-)uRaŋ (outsider). Possible cognate with Javanese wong.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /oraŋ/
  • (file)

NounEdit

orang (Jawi spelling اورڠ‎, informal 1st possessive orangku, impolite 2nd possessive orangmu, 3rd possessive orangnya)

  1. person

ClassifierEdit

orang (singular seorang)

  1. a (for people)

Derived termsEdit


MaranaoEdit

NounEdit

orang

  1. scorpion

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