swapraja

IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From swa- (self) +‎ praja (city, town, literally realm; court), calque of Dutch zelfbestuur. First attested in the Federal Constitution of 1949.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [swaˈpra.d͡ʒa]
  • Hyphenation: swa‧pra‧ja

NounEdit

swapraja (first-person possessive swaprajaku, second-person possessive swaprajamu, third-person possessive swaprajanya)

  1. (historical, government) autonomous area.
    Synonym: otonom

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