undang-undang

IndonesianEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈʊndaŋ ˈʊndaŋ]

NounEdit

undang-undang (plural, first-person possessive undang-undangku, second-person possessive undang-undangmu, third-person possessive undang-undangnya)

  1. (law) legislation, law which has been enacted by legislature or other governing body.
    Synonym: legislasi
  2. (rare) law,
    1. a binding regulation or custom established in a community in this way.
    2. rule.
    Synonym: hukum

Usage notesEdit

The word is part of false friends between Standard Malay and Indonesian due to shared etymology. The Brunei, Malaysia and Singapore usage can be seen in Malay undang-undang.

Further readingEdit


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NounEdit

undang-undang

  1. law, the body of binding rules and regulations, customs and standards established in a community by its legislative and judicial authorities.

Usage notesEdit

The word is part of false friends between Standard Malay and Indonesian due to shared etymology. The Indonesian usage can be seen in Indonesian undang-undang.

Further readingEdit