Bahasa Indonesia

[ bah-hah-suh ]
/ bɑˈhɑ sə /

noun

official name of the Indonesian language.

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Origin of Bahasa Indonesia

<Malay: Indonesian language

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British Dictionary definitions for Bahasa Indonesia

Bahasa Indonesia
/ (bɑːˈhɑːsə) /

noun

the official language of Indonesia: developed from the form of Malay formerly widely used as a trade language in SE Asia
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