Baba Malay edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Malay punya. Semantic loan from Hokkien (ê).

Particle edit

punya

  1. possessive particle
    gua punya ruma.My house (literally, “I have house.”)

Synonyms edit

Indonesian edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Malay punya. First attested in the Talang Tuo inscription, 684AD. Possibly a back-formation from mempunyai.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpuɲa/, [ˈpu.ɲa]
  • Hyphenation: pu‧nya

Noun edit

punya (first-person possessive punyaku, second-person possessive punyamu, third-person possessive punyanya)

  1. owner

Synonyms edit

Verb edit

punya

  1. to have
    Saya punya kamus baru.
    • I have a new dictionary.
  2. to own
    Buku itu kepunyaan saya.

Conjugation edit

Conjugation of punya (meng-, transitive)
Root punya
Active Involuntary Passive Imperative Jussive
Active mempunyai terpunyai dipunyai
Locative
Causative / Applicative1 mempunyakan terpunyakan dipunyakan
Causative
Locative
Causative / Applicative1
1The -kan row is either causative or applicative, with transitive roots it mostly has applicative meaning.
Notes:
This word has an irregular derivation due to etymological reasons or speakers' habits.
Some of these forms do normally not exist or are rarely used in standard Indonesian. Some forms may also change meaning.

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Further reading edit

Malay edit

Etymology edit

First attested in the Talang Tuo inscription, 684 AD, as Old Malay [script needed] (punyā) in the form [script needed] (punyāña). Possibly a back-formation from mempunyai.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

punya (Jawi spellingڤوڽا⁩)

  1. owner
    Synonyms: pemilik, empunya, tuan

Particle edit

punya

  1. (colloquial) possessive particle
    Adam punya bukuAdam's book

Verb edit

punya (Jawi spellingڤوڽا⁩)

  1. to have
    Synonym: ada
    Saya punya enam buku.I have six books.
  2. (spoken) Emphasizes a word that is repeated

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Old Khmer edit

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Noun edit

punya

  1. Latin script form of បុន្យ, alternative spelling of បុណ្យ (puṇya, merit)