sayembara

IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Malay sayembara, from Sanskrit स्वयंवर (svayaṃvara, self-choice [of husband by nobility daughter]). Cognate of Old Javanese swayambara, Javanese sayembara (ꦱꦪꦼꦩ꧀ꦧꦫ).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [sajəmˈbara]
  • Hyphenation: sa‧yêm‧ba‧ra

NounEdit

sayêmbara (first-person possessive sayembaraku, second-person possessive sayembaramu, third-person possessive sayembaranya)

  1. contest, competition.
    Synonym: perlombaan

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