khatan

English translation: berkhatan - to be circumcised

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Malay term or phrase:khatan - circumcision
English translation:berkhatan - to be circumcised
Entered by: AK Bolhassan
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11:50 Dec 25, 2003
Malay to English translations [Non-PRO]
Science / science
Malay term or phrase: khatan
berkhatan
suria
circumcision
Explanation:
"khatan" (noun) means circumcision.
"berkhatan" (verb) means to be circumcised. Hope that helps.
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AK Bolhassan
Malaysia
Local time: 05:50
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5 +4circumcision
AK Bolhassan
4circumcise
Nasima Sarwar
3circumcised
nyamuk


  

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circumcise


Explanation:
berkhatan - circumcision
khatan - circumcise

Ref: Istilah Dalam Talian DBP


    Reference: http://dbp.gov.my/dbp98/ist2000.htm
Nasima Sarwar
Malaysia
Local time: 05:50
Native speaker of: Native in MalayMalay
PRO pts in pair: 48
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44 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +4
circumcision


Explanation:
"khatan" (noun) means circumcision.
"berkhatan" (verb) means to be circumcised. Hope that helps.

AK Bolhassan
Malaysia
Local time: 05:50
Native speaker of: Native in MalayMalay, Native in EnglishEnglish
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Chris Rowson
1 day 4 hrs

agree  Ramona Ali: but 'berkhatan' is also an active verb, i.e. 'circumcise'
1 day 14 hrs

agree  melayujati
8 days

agree  AAAS
9 days
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circumcised


Explanation:
Maybe I'm wrong but it looks like an intransative verb here.

nyamuk
United States
Local time: 15:50
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 4

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  Ramona Ali: that would be 'dikhatankan'
1 day 9 hrs
  -> I'll take your word for it but 'lelaki belum berkhatan' I would say 'circumcised'

agree  AAAS
9 days
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