Minangkabau


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Mi•nang•ka•bau

(ˌmi nɑŋ kəˈbaʊ)

n., pl. -baus, (esp. collectively) -bau.
1. a member of a people dispersed throughout W Indonesia and Malaysia, though most numerous in their historical homeland, the highlands of W central Sumatra.
2. the Austronesian language of the Minangkabau.
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Three people on the plane operated by budget carrier Citilink were lighty injured in the incident at Minangkabau International Airport on Sunday night, airline spokesman Benny Butar Butar said.
La troupe indonesienne sumbar talenta s'est produite avec une quinzaine d'artistes (danseurs, chanteurs et musiciens) qui ont fierement porte le costume traditionnel de Minangkabau.
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The 7 airports are Depati Amir in Pangkal Pinang, Kuala Namu in Medan, Minangkabau in Padang, Raja Haji Fisabilillah in Tanjung Pinang, Sultan Iskandar Muda in Aceh, Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II in Palembang and Sultan Thaha in Jambi.
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They are leaders among a significant ethnic minority in Indonesia, located midway between the Islamic strongholds of the Minangkabau and the Acehnese, in the northem half of the great island of Sumatra as it slices northwest into the Indian Ocean.
These are Soekarno-Hatta (Tangerang), Halim Perdanakusuma (Jakarta), Polonia (Medan), Supadio (Pontianak), Minangkabau (Padang), Sultan Mahmud Badaruddin II (Palembang), Sultan Syarif Kasim II (Pekanbaru), Husein Sastranegara (Bandung), Sultan Iskandarmuda (Banda Aceh), Raja Haji Fisabilillah (Tanjung Pinang), Sultan Thaha (Jambi), Depati Amir (Pangkal Pinang) and Silangit (Tapanuli Utara).
We might repeat common stereotypes, saying for example that our Minangkabau relatives are stingy, the Javanese are always late and the Chinese are business-oriented.
Table: Bornean words for "Big Cats" PWMP *qari-maquK wild feline ACD MALAYIC Proto-Malayic *hArimaw tiger Adelaar (1992: 53) Standard Malay harimaw, tiger Adelaar rimaw (1992: 53) Minangkabau arimaw tiger Adelaar (1992: 53) Seraway ximaw wild cat Adelaar (1992: 53) Iban remaung tigre Sellato (1983: 28) engkuli' 1.
Indigenous place based cultural groups (Goebel, 2010), so named because of their regional locations, include the Javanese, Sundanese, Bantenese, Betawi, Tengger, Osing and Badui from Java; the Madurese from Madura; Malays, Batak, Minangkabau, Acehnese, Lampung and Kubu groups from Sumatra; the Dayak and Banjar from Kalimantan; Makassarese, Buginese, Mandar, Minhasa, Gorontalonese, Toraja and Bajau from Sulawesi; the Balinese and Sasak from the Sunda Islands; Nuaulu, Manusela and Wemale from the Moluccas; and Dani, Bauzi and Asmat from Papua.
Alisjahbana's father with high standing in his traditional Minangkabau community knew that he had lost his son as well as his forthcoming grandchildren.