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Waktu

Meaning: time, when, while, time zone
Synonym: kala, ketika, masa, saat, tempo
Application: waktu, sewaktu, sewaktu-waktu

Waktu itu saya belum punya mobil.
Kalau ada waktu saya akan mampir ke toko buku.
Dia tidak punya waktu luang untuk …
Ayah saya meninggal waktu(sewaktu) saya masih kecil.
Sewaktu-waktu
dalam waktu dekat
untuk sementara waktu
sudah waktunya
beberapa waktu lalu
pada waktu itu
batas/tenggat waktu
lewat batas/tenggat waktu
paruh waktu
I didn’t have a car then.
If I have time I will drop by at the bookshop.
He doesn’t have any spare time to …
My father died when I was little.
Some times, from time to time
soon
in the mean time
it is time
sometime ago
at that time
deadline
overdue
part time

-wan, -wati

-wan is a suffix that occurs with bases, most of which are nouns, to indicate a person who is regularly associated with(base).

harta
ilmu
olahraga
sastra
warta
wealth, property
science
sport
literature
news
hartawan
ilmuwan
olahragawan
sastrawan
wartawan
wealthy person
scientist
sportsman/woman
man of letters
journalist

Suffixes –wan and –wati, both borrowed from Sanskrit, are the only affixes in the language which make a gender distinction. The form –wan refers to both male and female unless it is contrasted with –wati, which is specifically feminine.

karya
seni
sukarela
wisuda
work
art
voluntary
graduation
karyawati
seniwati
sukarelawati
wisudawati
female worker
female artist
female volunteer
graduating female

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