sarjana muda

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EtymologyEdit

Compound of sarjana (bachelor) +‎ muda (young, junior)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈsar.d͡ʒa.naˈmu.da]
  • Hyphenation: sar‧ja‧na‧mu‧da

NounEdit

sarjana muda (plural sarajana-sarjana muda, first-person possessive sarjana mudaku, second-person possessive sarjana mudamu, third-person possessive sarjana mudanya)

  1. (education) associate's degree: an academic degree awarded after the equivalent of approximately two years of college education, usually by community colleges.

Usage notesEdit

The word is part of false friends between Standard Malay and Indonesian due to shared etymology. The Brunei, Malaysia and Singapore usage can be seen in Malay sarjana muda. Compare to Japanese 学士(じゅんがくし) (jungakushi, associate's degree, literally semi-, quasi- + bachelor).

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MalayEdit

EtymologyEdit

From sarjana (bachelor) +‎ muda (young, junior)

NounEdit

sarjana muda (plural sarjana-sarjana muda, informal 1st possessive sarjana mudaku, impolite 2nd possessive sarjana mudamu, 3rd possessive sarjana mudanya)

  1. (education) bachelor's degree

Usage notesEdit

The word is part of false friends between Standard Malay and Indonesian due to shared etymology. The Indonesian usage can be seen in Indonesian sarjana muda.

Further readingEdit