Definition of Minangkabau in English:

Minangkabau

Line breaks: Mi|nang¦ka|bau
Pronunciation: /ˌmiːnaŋkəˈbaʊ
 
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noun

[mass noun]
An Indonesian language spoken by over 6 million people in Sumatra and elsewhere.
More example sentences
  • Their native language, Minangkabau, is distinct, yet related to the language of the Malay and similar to Indonesian.
  • Within the context of the study of Austronesian language studies Minangkabau is reasonably well described, although all major works are in Dutch.

Origin

Malay and Indonesian.

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