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cabai
chilli




cabang
branch

bercabang: having branches
bercabang-cabang: having many branches




cabar
challenge

cabaran: a challenge
mencabar: to challenge
pencabar: challenger




cabik
tattered; ragged; torn

mencabik: to tear or rip
mencabikkan: to tear or rip




cabul
indecent; disgusting

mencabul: to molest
mencabuli: to molest
pencabulan: violation; molestation




cabut
(1) to pull out (2) to flee

cabut lari: to leave immediately
cabutan: a draw (as in a lottery)
mencabut: to pull out; to extract by pulling
mencabut nyawa: to take a life
mencabut undi: to draw lots
tercabut: has been pulled out




cacah
tattoo

bercacah: tattooed
mencacah: to tattoo




cacak
upright or erect (for pole)

mencacak: to plant upright
mencacakkan: to plant upright
tercacak: upright or erect




cacar
smallpox

bercacar: vaccinated against smallpox
pencacaran: vaccination against smallpox




cacat
defective; handicapped; deformed

cacat akal: mentally retarded
kecacatan: a handicap or defect
mencacati: to abuse; to deface; to deform




caci
scorn; abuse

cacian: an abusive remark
bercaci-cacian: to exchange abusive remarks
mencaci: to scorn; to abuse




cacing
worm




cadang
intend

bercadang: intend
cadangan: proposal; suggestion
mencadangkan: to propose; to plan; to suggest
pencadang: proposer




cadar
bedsheet




caduk
lift up (e.g. snake's head about to strike)

mencaduk: to lift up (e.g. snake's head about to strike)




cagar
deposit; mortgage

cagaran: a deposit
mencagarkan: to pawn; to mortgage; to deposit as security




cagut
peck or eat with beak

mencagut: to peck or eat with beak




cahaya
light; radiance

bercahaya: giving out light




cair
liquid

cairan: solution; dilution
mencairkan: to liquefy; to melt; to dilute
pencairan: liquefaction




cakah
obtuse; blunt




cakap
talk; speak

bercakap: to talk; to speak
bercakap-cakap: to chat
percakapan: conversation; talk




cakar
(1) a claw (2) claw or scratch

bercakar: to argue
mencakar: to scratch; to claw
pencakar langit: skyscraper




cakera
wheel; disc

cakera padat: compact disc




cekerawala
universe; firmament




cakup
catch something by using hand or mouth

mencakup: to catch something using hand or mouth




calar
abrasion; scratch

calar-balar: badly scratched
bercalar: having been scratched
mencalarkan: to scratch
tercalar: injured by being scratched




calit
smear or smudge

calitkan: to smear with
mencalit: to smear or smudge
mencalitkan: to smear or smudge




calon
candidate

mencalonkan: to nominate
pencalonan: nomination




calung
dipper; ladle; cup for collecting latex




cam
recognise; identify

mengecam: to recognise; to identify
mengecamkan: to ascertain the identity of
pengecaman: identification




camar
seagull




cambah
burgeon; begin to grow rapidly

bercambah: germinate; sprout
mencambahkan: to sow
percambahan: germination




camca
spoon




campak
(1) throw; fling; hurl (2) measles

mencampak: to throw; to fling
mencampakkan: to throw away; to fling; to hurl; to cast away
tercampak: thrown




campur
mix

campur tangan: interfere
campuran: mixture; combination
bercampur: to be involved; to associate
bercampur baur: mixed (feelings)
bercampur gaul: to mingle
mencampur: to mix
mencampuradukkan: to mix up; to muddle up
mencampuri: to mix with; to associate with
mencampurkan: to mix
tercampur: mixed; blended




canai
grind; polish

batu canai: whet-stone; grinding wheel
roti canai: a flat Malaysian bread made from wheat
mencanai: to roll out the dough; to grind; to polish




canang
gong

mencanangkan: to announce




candat
grapnel




candu
opium




cangak
look up

mencangak: to look up




canggah
(1) fork (2) dissent

bercanggah: in opposition; conflicting; forked
bercanggahan: in opposition; conflicting; forked
percanggahan: opposition; conflict




canggih
(1) sophisticated (2) excessively talkative

kecanggihan: sophistication




canggung
gauche; awkward; clumsy




cangkat
hillock




cangkir
small cup




cangkuk
hook

mencangkuk: to hook
mencangkukkan: to attach hooks to
tercangkuk: hooked




cangkul
hoe

mencangkul: to hoe; to dig




cangkung
squat

mencangkung: to squat




cantas
to prune, trim or lop

mencantas: to prune, trim or lop




cantik
beautiful

kecantikan: beauty
mencantikkan: to beautify




cantum
coalesce; join together; come together

bercantum: to join together; to coalesce; to come together
mencantumkan: to join; to merge; to bring together
percantuman: merger; union
tercantum: joined together




cap
stamp; print; trade mark

cap jari: fingerprint
cap mohor: royal or official seal
mengecap: to imprint; to stamp a mark or brand




capai
achieve; attain; accomplish

mencapai: to achieve; to attain; to accomplish
pencapaian: achievement; accomplishment; attainment
tercapai: achieved




capal
sandals




capik
lame; limping

tercapik-capik: limping




cara
way; means; method

secara: by way of; like; resembling




cari
search

mencari: to search; to look for
mencari-cari: to search; to look for
mencarikan: to look for
tercari-cari: looking for; searching
pencarian: livelihood




carigali
exploration

mencarigali: to explore




carik
tear or rip

mencarik-carikkan: to tear into small pieces




carta
chart; map; table; diagram




caruk
gorge; eat greedily




carum
fee; subscription

caruman: fee; subscription




carut
obscenity

mencarut: to talk obscenely




cas
electrical charge




cat
paint

bercat: painted
mengecat: to paint




catat
note down; jot down

mencatat: to note down; to jot down
catatan: a note
mencatatkan: to note down; to jot down
pencatat: registrar




catu
ration

catuan: a ration; a fixed allowance
mencatukan: to ration
pencatuan: rationing




catuk
peck with beak

mencatuk: to peck with beak




catur
chess




catut
pincers




cauk
dimple




cawak
dimple




cawan
cup




cawangan
branch (e.g. of office)




cawat
loincloth

bercawat: to wear a loincloth




cebik
pout; jeer; mock

mencebik: to pout; to jeer; to mock
mencebikkan: to pout




cebis
bit; piece

cebisan: a small piece or quantity




cebok
(1) water dipper (2) wash up after defaecating or urinating

mencebok: to wash the lower part of the body after defaecating or urinating





cebur
plunge

mencebur: to plunge
menceburi: to get involved in; to plunge into
menceburkan: to plunge into; to get involved in




cecah
dip lightly

mencecah: to dip lightly
mencecahkan: to touch something lightly




cecair
liquid




ceceh
bleat




cecekik
noose




cedera
injure

kecederaan: injury
mencederakan: to injure; to hurt
tercedera: injured; wounded




cedok
scoop up

mencedok: to scoop up
pencedok: a scoop




cegah
deter; prevent

mencegah: to deter; to prevent; to hinder
pencegah: something that prevents; preventive
pencegahan: prevention




cegat
stand erect or upright

tercegat: stand erect or upright




cekah
to crack or split




cekak
amount one can hold with thumb and finger

secekak: amount one can hold with thumb and finger
bercekak: with arms akimbo
bercekak pinggang: standing with arms akimbo
mencekak: to hold between thumb and finger




cekal
resolute; firm; determined

cekal hati: stout-hearted; steadfast




cekang
stiff; taut; tight




cekap
efficient; proficient; competent

kecekapan: competence; efficiency
ketidakcekapan: incompetent




cekau
clutch at; grasp at

mencekau: to clutch at; to grasp at




cekik
choke; strangle

mencekik darah: daylight robbery
tercekik: choking; to be choked




cekuh
hold with the hand

mencekuh: to hold with the hand




cekung
concave




cekup
cover or catch something with the palm

mencekup: to cover or catch something with the palm




cela
fault; blame; flaw; misdeed

celaan: criticism; rebuke
mencela: to blame; to criticise; to rebuke
mencelakan: to blame; to criticise; to rebuke
tercela: despicable




celaan
severe criticism and rebuke




celah
interspace; slit; crevice; cleft

mencelah: to interrupt




celak
eye-liner




celaka
fatal; fateful; inauspicious; damn

kecelakaan: misfortune; accident
mencelakakan: to cause misfortune; to ruin




celana
trousers




celapak
straddle

mencelapak: to straddle




celaru
disorganised; disorderly

bercelaru; disorganised; disorderly
mencelarukan: to disorganise




celepa
metal containers for cigarettes, tobacco, etc




celik
open (eyes); wake up

mencelik mata: to open the eyes
mencelikkan: to open the eyes




celopar
talkative; out-spoken; very frank




celoteh
chat

berceloteh: to chatter




celungap
eat greedily




celup
dip in liquid; dye

mencelup: to dip; to immerse temporarily
mencelupkan: to dip; to immerse temporarily
pencelup: dye
pencelupan: act of dipping




celur
immerse in boiling water; scald

mencelur: to scald




celus
penetrate or slip in

mencelus: to penetrate; to slip in




cemar
contaminated; impure; polluted

mencemari: to contaminate; to pollute
mencemarkan: to dirty; to tarnish
pencemaran: pollution; contamination
tercemar: contaminated; polluted




cemara
wig; artificial hair




cemas
dreaded; frightened; worried; desperate

kecemasan: emergency; urgency
mencemaskan: to cause fear




cembul
container; receptacle




cembung
convex




cemburu
jealous




cemerlang
excellent

kecemerlangan: excellence; glory; glow; radiance




cemeti
whip




cemik
pout lips to sneer

mencemik: to pout one's lips to sneer or tease
mencemikkan: to pout; to sneer




cempaka
a type of tree with sweet-smelling flowers




cempedak
a fruit resembling the jackfruit




cemuh
flout or disobey openly; ridicule

mencemuhkan: to ridicule




cencaluk
prawn pickle




cencang
chop or mince

mencencang: to chop or mince




cencorot
musk-shrew or shrew-mouse




cendana
sandalwood




cendawan
mushroom

bercendawan: mouldy




cendekia
intellectual; learned

cendekiawan: an intellectual




cendera
(1) moon (2) deity




cenderamata
souvenir




cenderawasih
bird of paradise




cenderung
inclined or sloping

kecenderungan: tendency; inclination




cendol
a drink made of jelly-like strands of dough and coconut milk




cengang
amaze

tercengang-cengang: amazed




cengkadak
praying mantis




cengkam
grasp or clutch tightly

cengkaman: grasp; grip; clutch; stranglehold
mencengkam: to grasp; to clutch




cengkeram
deposit




cengkerama
amuse

bercengkerama: to amuse




cengkerik
cricket or cicada (insect)




cengkih
clove (spice)




cengkung
sunken or hollow (of eyes or cheeks)




cenuram
cliff




cepat
quick; fast; early

kecepatan: quickness; speed
mempercepatkan: to quicken; to speed up
secepat: as quickly as




cepiau
hat with strings that tie under the chin; bonnet




cepoa
abacus




cepoh
club-footed




cepu
small ornamental casket

cepudebunga: anther




cepumas
jackpot




ceracap
castanets




ceracau
mutter or talk nonsense

menceracau: to mutter or talk nonsense; to cry in one's sleep




cerah
bright; fair (light-coloured); fine (weather); promising




cerai
divorce; separate; scatter

ceraian: section of a written law or agreement
bercerai: divorced; to part
bercerai-berai: scattered; broken up
menceraikan: to divorce; to separate
perceraian: separation; divorce
tercerai: separated; scattered




cerakin
to analyse

mencerakin: to analyse
mencerakinkan: to analyse




ceramah
a lecture or talk

berceramah: to lecture
penceramah: speaker




cerana
metal box




cerang
moor




cerat
nozzle




cerca
scorn; insult

mencerca: to scorn; to insult




cerdas
apt; intelligent

kecerdasan: intelligence




cerdik
bright; clever; intelligent

kecerdekan: intelligence




cerek
kettle




cereka
story; fiction




cerewet
fussy; fastidious




cergas
energetic; alert; full of initiative

kecergasan: agility; alertness




cerita
story

bercerita: to tell a story
menceritakan: to narrate
penceritaan: narration of a story




cermat
careful; cautious; thrifty

mencermatkan: to economise




cermin
mirror

cermin mata: spectacles
cerminan: reflection
bercermin: having a mirror
mencerminkan: to reflect; to give an impression of




cerna
digest

mencernakan: to digest
pencernaan: digestion




ceroboh
(1) trespass; gatecrash; intrude (2) graceless

menceroboh: to trespass
penceroboh: trespasser; intruder
pencerobohan: intrusion




cerobong
ship's funnel; chimney




cerompong
muzzle (of firearm)




cerpelai
mongoose




cerpen
short story

cerpenis: short story writer




cerucuk
pile driven into the ground




cerucup
love-grass




ceruh
to pound (rice)

menceruh: to pound (rice)




ceruk
nook; corner




cerun
steep slope (at edge of plateau)

kecerunan: gradient; steepness




cerut
(1) cheroot (2) to tie tightly; to strangle with rope

mencerut: to tie up tightly; to strangle
mencerut leher: to strangle




cerutu
cigar




cetai
tattered

bercetai-cetai: tattered




cetak
print

cetak rompak: piracy (in printing)
cetakan: edition; print (noun)
mencetak: to print
percetakan: printing




cetek
shallow




ceti
money lender




cetus
outburst (of feeling); outbreak

cetusan: outburst; outbreak
mencetuskan: to cause an outburst





cicak
lizard




cicit
great grandchild

mencicit: to squeak




cicir
drop or fall out

berciciran: dropping scatteredly
keciciran: drop-out
mencicirkan: to scatter little by little
tercicir: left behind; dropped out; lagged behind




Cik
Miss




cikgu
teacher




ciku
sapodilla (fruit)




Cina
Chinese




cincin
ring




cinta
love

bercinta: in love; having feeling of love
mencintai: to love
pencinta: lover; fan; admirer
pencinta alam: nature lover
percintaan: love affair
tercinta: loved




cipan
(1) battle-axe (2) tapir




cipta
create; invent

ciptaan: creation
mencipta: to create; to invent
pencipta: creator; author
penciptaan: the creation of
tercipta: created; composed




ciri
characteristic

bercirikan: featured; characterised
mencirikan: to characterise




cirit-birit
diarrhoea




cita-cita
ambition

bercita-cita: ambitious
citarasa: taste; flavour




cium
(1) kiss (2) smell

bercium: (1) to kiss (2) to smell
ciuman: (1) a kiss (2) a sniff; a smell
bercium-ciuman: to exchange kisses
mencium: (1) to kiss (2) to smell; to sniff
tercium: (1) kissed accidentally (2) sniffed; smelt




cocok
suitable; agreeable; compatible

secocok: suitable; agreeable; compatible; identical; similar




cogan
ensign

cogan kata: slogan; motto




coklat
brown; chocolate




cokmar
ceremonial mace




colek
a bit

secolek: a bit
mencolek: to touch; to scrape up




coli
brassiere




colok
joss-stick




comel
cute




comot
dirty; grubby




compang-camping
in rags or tatters (clothes)




condong
incline; slant

kecondongan: inclination
mencondongkan: to slant; to incline




congak
count mentally




congkak
conceited; proud




conteng
doodle

menconteng: to doodle on
mencontengkan: to doodle




contoh
example; sample; model

mencontohi: to take as an example
percontohan: specimen; sample




copet
pickpocket

mencopet: to pickpocket
pencopet: a pickpocket




corak
design; pattern; colour

bercorak: having designs and colour
mencorakkan: to design




corat-coret
sketch; scrawl




corek
scratch




coreng
scratch or streak

coreng-moreng: full of streaks and scratches
bercoreng: streaked




coret
scribble or scrawl




corong
funnel; chimney; microphone




corot
hindmost




cota
baton




cuaca
weather; climate




cuai
careless; negligent

kecuaian: carelessness; negligence
mencuaikan: to neglect; to act carelessly




cuak
afraid; nervous




cuba
try; attempt

cubaan: an attempt; an experiment
mencuba: to try; to attempt; to test
percubaan: act of trying




cubit
pinch

mencubit: to pinch
secubit: a pinch (very small amount)
cubitan: a pinch




cuci
(1)wash (2)develop (a film)

mencuci: to wash
cucian: laundry or washing




cucu
grandchild

cucu-cicit: grandchild and great grandchild




cucuh
ignite

mencucuh: to ignite
mencucuhkan: to set fire to
pencucuh: igniter




cucuk
prick; inject; pierce

mencucuk: to prick; to inject; to poke
tercucuk: pricked; pierced; stabbed




cucunda
grandchild




cucur
flow; trickle; sprinkle

bercucuran: to flow; to gush
mencucuri: to pour on; to sprinkle on
mencucurkan: to sprinkle




cuit
beckon with finger

mencuit: to touch with the fingertips




cuka
vinegar

cuka getah: formic acid




cukai
tax

cukai pendapatan: income tax
cukai pintu: assessment
cukai kepala: levy
cukai tanah: quit rent
mencukai: to tax




cukup
enough; exactly

cukup bulan: end of the month
cukup letih: exhausted
cukup umur: having reached the required age
mencukupi: enough; sufficient; adequate
mencukupkan: to supplement; to make sufficient




cukur
shave

bercukur: to shave
mencukur: to shave
pencukur: shaver; person who shaves




cula
horn of rhinoceros




culas
lazy




culik
kidnap

menculik: to kidnap
penculik: kidnapper
penculikan: kidnapping




cuma
only; merely

percuma: free (without any charge)




cumbu
praise; flatter; caress; kiss

cumbuan: smooch; flattery; caress; kiss
bercumbu-cumbuan: smooch
bercumbuan: to flirt




cungap
pant

tercungap: panting
tercungap-cungap: panting




cungkil
pick; dig out; extract

mencungkil: to pick; to dig out; to extract




cupak
a cubic measure




cuping
ear-lobe




curah
pour

mencurah: to pour
curahan: downpour; outpour
mencurahi: to pour on
mencurahkan: to pour out




curam
steep

kecuraman: steepness
mencuram: to steepen




curang
insincere; disloyal; dishonest

kecurangan: dishonesty
mencurangi: to deceive




curi
steal

mencuri: to steal
kecurian: stolen; theft
pencuri: thief




curiga
suspicious; questionable

kecurigaan: suspicion
mencurigai: to suspect; to distrust
mencurigakan: to arouse suspicion




curut
cigar; cheroot




cuti
leave; holiday; vacation

cuti am: public holiday
bercuti: to be on holiday
percutian: vacation; holiday





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