Dr Bhanot's Malay-English Cyber-Dictionary
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wabak
epidemic




wacana
discourse; speech; lecture




wafat
to pass away




waham
suspicion; doubt




wahyu
revelation through a dream




waja
steel




wajah
facial features




wajar
appropriate; fitting; proper and right


sewajarnya: naturally



wajib
compulsory; obligatory

kewajipan: duty; obligation
mewajibkan: to compel




wajik
sweet sticky rice cake




wakaf
religious donation

mewakafkan: to donate for a religious purpose
pewakaf: one who donates for a religious purpose




wakil
agent; representative

berwakilkan: represented by
mewakili: to represent
mewakilkan: to appoint as one's representative
perwakilan: representation




waktu
time

sewaktu: while




walau
if




walaupun
although




walhal
in fact




walhasil
eventually; finally




wali
sponsor; godparent; guardian




wang
money; currency

berwang: moneyed; having money
kewangan: financial




wangi
fragrance

mewangikan: to make fragrant




wanita
woman; female

kewanitaan: feminity




wap
vapour; steam

berwap: steaming
mengewap: to vaporise
pengewapan: vaporisation




warak
devout; pious




waras
lucid; sane

kewarasan: sanity




wargakota
inhabitant of a city




warganegara
citizen of a country

kewarganegaraan: citizenship




waris
heir

warisan: heritage
mewariskan: to bequeath
mewarisi: to inherit
pewaris: beneficiary; heir




warkah
epistle; letter




warna
colour

berwarna: coloured
berwarna-warni: multi-coloured
mewarnakan: to colour
pewarnaan: colouring




warta
gazette; journal

mewartakan: to inform; to announce




wartawan
journalist

kewartawanan: journalism; journalistic




warung
stall




wasangka
suspicion




wasiat
a will

mewasiatkan: to bequeath by a will




waspada
cautious; gingerly


berwaspada: cautious



waswas
indecision; hesitation; doubt




watak
character; role

perwatakan: characterisation




watan
native land




watikah
letter of authority




wau
kite




wawancara
an interview




wawasan
vision




wayang
performance on a screen




wayang gambar
cinema; movie




wayang kulit
traditional Malay shadow play




wenang
power




wibawa
authority




wilayah
administrative territory; province




wira
hero admired for his brave deeds

wirawan: hero
wirawati: heroine
keperwiraan: heroism




wisma
house




wujud
exist; become visible; become a fact





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