[<< wiktionary] awam
== Indonesian ==


=== Etymology ===
From Malay awam, grom Classical Malay awam, from Arabic عَوَامّ‎ (ʿawāmm), plural of عَامَّة‎ (ʿāmma).


=== Adjective ===
awam

common, ordinary
Synonyms: am, umum
public


==== Derived terms ====


=== Further reading ===
“awam” in Kamus Besar Bahasa Indonesia (KBBI) Daring, Jakarta: Badan Pengembangan dan Pembinaan Bahasa, Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan Republik Indonesia, 2016.


== Malay ==


=== Etymology ===
From Arabic عَوَامّ‎ (ʿawāmm), plural of عَامَّة‎ (ʿāmma).


=== Adjective ===
awam (Jawi spelling عوام‎)

public


==== Synonyms ====
jelata
umum


=== Further reading ===
“awam” in Pusat Rujukan Persuratan Melayu | Malay Literary Reference Centre, Kuala Lumpur: Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, 2017.