IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Malay tolak, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *tulak (push something away, shove, repel; push off, as a boat leaving shore or being poled through shallow water).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈtolak̚]
  • Hyphenation: to‧lak

VerbEdit

tolak

  1. to reject
  2. (rare) to push
    Synonyms: dorong, sorong

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JavaneseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Javanese tulak, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *tulak (push something away, shove, repel; push off, as a boat leaving shore or being poled through shallow water).

VerbEdit

tolak

  1. to push

MalayEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *tulak (push something away, shove, repel; push off, as a boat leaving shore or being poled through shallow water). Cognate with Tagalog tulak.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tolak/
  • Rhymes: -olak, -lak, -ak
  • (Johor-Riau) IPA(key): [to̞.läʔ]
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VerbEdit

tolak (Jawi spelling تولق‎)

  1. to push
    Dak baik menolak orang macam tu!
    It's not good pushing people like that!
    Antonym: tarik
  2. to reject, to withdraw
    Tawaran diskaun tiba-tiba itu ditolak oleh pelanggan yang tidak suka akan barang itu.
    The sudden discount offer was rejected by the customer who was not fond of the product.
    Antonyms: sokong, terima
  3. subtract, deduct, remove, minus
    4 tolak 54 minus 5
    Antonyms: tambah, campur

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DescendantsEdit

  • Indonesian: tolak

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