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Type Political Subdivision & River
Usage Malay, English
Scripts ڤهڠ‎(Malay Jawi)
Pronounced Pron. /pa.ˈhaŋ/(Malay) /pə.ˈhæŋ/(English)  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

Uncertain meaning, possibly from mahang, the Malay name for a type of tree native to the area (genus Macaranga), or from Khmer ប៉ាហាំង (paahang) meaning "tin". This is the name of a Malaysian state as well as a river that flows through the region.
Added 9/21/2020 by HL
Edited 9/9/2021 by HL