Type Island & Region
Usage Indonesian, Acehnese, Balinese, Banjar, Buginese, Javanese, Malay, Minangkabau, Sundanese, Arabic, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Macedonian, Norwegian, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish, Ukrainian
Scripts كليمنتان(Arabic) Калімантан(Belarusian, Ukrainian) Калимантан(Bulgarian, Macedonian, Russian) कालिमंतान(Hindi)
Pronounced Pron. ka-lə-MAN-tan(English) KA-LEE-MAHN-TAHN(French) kə-lyi-mun-TAN(Russian) ka-lee-MAN-tan(Spanish) [key · IPA]
Other Forms FormsKlemantan
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Contributor Contrib.highexpectasians on 3/14/2020
Means "burning weather (island)" from Sanskrit काल (kālá) meaning "time, season" and क्वथन (kvathana) meaning "boiling, churning". This is the name of the Indonesian portion of the island of Borneo, though it is used to refer to the entire island in Indonesian.