Definition of Minangkabau in English:

Minangkabau

noun

  • [mass noun] An Indonesian language spoken by over 6 million people in Sumatra and elsewhere.

    • ‘Their native language, Minangkabau, is distinct, yet related to the language of the Malay and similar to Indonesian.’
    • ‘Within the context of the study of Austronesian language studies Minangkabau is reasonably well described, although all major works are in Dutch.’

Origin

Malay and Indonesian.

Pronunciation:

Minangkabau

/ˌmiːnaŋkəˈbaʊ/