IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch smeer (smear, a fat substance), from Proto-Germanic *smirwijaną. Cognate with English smear.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /səˈmir/
  • Hyphenation: sê‧mir

NounEdit

sêmir

  1. smear, a fat substance, such as shoe polish and machine lubrication.
  2. (figuratively) bribe

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VerbEdit

semir

  1. second-person singular active present subjunctive of semja