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ikan

/ˈiːkan/
noun
1.
(in Malaysia) fish used esp in names of cooked dishes: assam ikan
Word Origin
from Malay
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  • After again crossing the ikan stream we arrived at dusun Simpang.

    The History of Sumatra William Marsden
  • The pomfret is better than the sole— Baik ikan bawal deri-pada ikan lidah.

    A Manual of the Malay language William Edward Maxwell
  • At that time Baha had been for many years a leader in the Babi religion, had written the "ikan," and announced his mission.

    Bahaism and Its Claims Samuel Graham Wilson
  • What we had yesterday was spoilt before it could be cooked— Pilih ikan yang baharu.

    A Manual of the Malay language William Edward Maxwell
  • ikan, ikan,” said Mr Ebony, shaking something in the bottom of the canoe.

    Nat the Naturalist G. Manville Fenn
  • And his grand-daughter would salt and dry in the sun the smaller fry, and make "ikan kring" for him and all the household.

    Java, Facts and Fancies Augusta de Wit
  • Baha Ullah's method of interpretation and adaptation of prophecies is best seen in his "ikan."

    Bahaism and Its Claims Samuel Graham Wilson
  • To Baha is attributed the marvellous feat of composing and writing the "ikan" in a single night.

    Bahaism and Its Claims Samuel Graham Wilson
  • ikan, store room supported by stone pillars; from ikarpoq, it stretches from one support to another.

    The Central Eskimo Franz Boas
  • Baha certifies the Koran times without number in the "ikan."

    Bahaism and Its Claims Samuel Graham Wilson

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