Indonesian edit

Etymology edit

From Malay percaya, from Javanese ꦥꦼꦂꦕꦪ (percaya), from Old Javanese parcaya, pracaya, from Sanskrit प्रत्यय (pratyaya).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [pərˈt͡ʃaja]
  • Hyphenation: pêr‧ca‧ya

Verb edit

percaya

  1. (intransitive) to believe, to have trust
    Aku percaya kepadanya.
    I believe him.
    Aku percaya bahwa dia mengatakan yang sesungguhnya.
    I believe that he is telling the truth.

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Further reading edit

Javanese edit

Romanization edit

percaya

  1. Romanization of ꦥꦼꦂꦕꦪ

Malay edit

Alternative forms edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /pərt͡ʃaja/
    • (Johor-Riau) IPA(key): [pət͡ʃajə]
  • Rhymes: -a

Etymology 1 edit

From Javanese ꦥꦼꦂꦕꦪ (percaya).

Adjective edit

percaya (Jawi spelling ڤرچاي), sometimes used in the form percaya akan.

  1. believing
    Orang Islam wajib percaya kepada hari kiamat.
    It is obligatory for Muslims to believe in (lit. "be believing towards") judgement day.
  2. trusting
    Aku percaya kepada kau sebab aku tahu kau orang yang jujur.
    I trust (lit. "am trusting towards") you because I know you're an honest person.
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Descendants edit
  • Indonesian: percaya

Etymology 2 edit

Clipping of mempercayai and percayai.

Verb edit

percaya (Jawi spelling ڤرچاي)

  1. (informal) Alternative form of mempercayai or percayai.
    Kau percaya ke apa yang dia kata?
    Do you believe what he said?

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