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EtymologyEdit

From Malay wangsa, Sanskrit वंश (vaṃśá, offspring, lineage, collection), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *wanĉás (ceiling beam).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /waŋ.sa/
  • Hyphenation: wang‧sa

NounEdit

wangsa (plural wangsa-wangsa, first-person possessive wangsaku, second-person possessive wangsamu, third-person possessive wangsanya)

  1. (Classical Malay) royalties
  2. (Classical Malay) nation

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MalayEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit वंश (vaṃśa, offspring, lineage). Cognate with bangsa.

NounEdit

wangsa (plural wangsa-wangsa, informal first-person possessive wangsaku, informal second-person possessive wangsamu, third-person possessive wangsanya)

  1. dynasty