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pengairan

pengairan

Indonesian

Noun

pengairan (countable and uncountable, plural not attested)

  1. A profession involving making water available for agriculture by using dams, canals, etc.
    • 2009, Her Suganda, Rengasdengklok: Revolusi dan Peristiwa 16 Agustus 1945, Penerbit Buku Kompas, page 56:
      Sebab pesertanya ada tukang sayur, tukang ikan, tukang grabah, kusir sado, tukang tani, tukang kain, pegawai, pejabat, mantri pengairan, mantri hewan, mantri kesehatan, juru rawat, mandor jalan, juru tulis, juru ukur, juru telepon, entah apa lagi.
      Because the participants were vegetable sellers, fishmongers, pottery sellers, coachmen, agricultural workers, seamstresses, employees, officials, irrigation workers, veterinary assistants, healthcare workers, nurses, road foremen, clerks, surveyors, telephone operators, who knows what else.
  2. irrigation (act or process)
    • 2005, Subhani, Ayatullah Ja'far, Bahagiakan Diri Anda dengan Menjadi Orang Sukses, Zahra Publishing House, page 120:
      Pepohonan di tepi pengairan yang tumbuh dalam buaian kenikmatan dan buaian tukang kebun, tak terbiasa dengan masalah dan musibah.
      Trees on irrigated land that grow in a cradle of pleasure and the cradle of a gardener are not accustomed to problems and calamities.

Synonyms

  • (irrigation): irigasi

Hypernyms

Holonyms

Derived terms

  • berpengairan

Related terms

  • air, berair, keairan, mengairi, perairan

References

  • Departemen Pendidikan Nasional, Kamus Besar Bahasa Indonesia Pusat Bahasa, Edisi Keempat, Cetakan Kedua, Jakarta, PT Gramedia Pustaka Utama, 2011

External links

  • Indonesian Wikipedia has an article on pengairan titled Irigasi, a synonym of pengairan which redirects to irigasi on that site.