English edit

Etymology edit

From Malay tahil.

Noun edit

tahil (plural tahils)

  1. Alternative form of tael

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Indonesian edit

Etymology edit

From Malay tahil.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [tahil]
  • Hyphenation: ta‧hil

Noun edit

tahil (first-person possessive tahilku, second-person possessive tahilmu, third-person possessive tahilnya)

  1. tael: a traditional unit of weight, equal 3.7 grams.
    Synonym: bungkal

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Noun edit

tahil (Jawi spellingتاهيل⁩, plural tahil-tahil, informal 1st possessive tahilku, 2nd possessive tahilmu, 3rd possessive tahilnya)

  1. tael (all senses)

Descendants edit

  • English: tahil, tael
  • Indonesian: tahil
  • Portuguese: tael

References edit

  • Pijnappel, Jan (1875), “تاهل tahil”, in Maleisch-Hollandsch woordenboek, John Enschede en Zonen, Frederik Muller, page 74
  • Wilkinson, Richard James (1901), “تاهل tahil”, in A Malay-English dictionary, Hong Kong: Kelly & Walsh limited, page 196
  • Wilkinson, Richard James (1932), “tahil”, in A Malay-English dictionary (romanised), volume II, Mytilene, Greece: Salavopoulos & Kinderlis, page 515

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