Tengayen

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Pronunciation

Teh-nga-yen

Alternative spelling

  1. tengayen

Translations

Part of speech
noun
Scientific name
Hyrtanandra hirta 1
Kelabit
  1. Edteh na'an kerid nuk udung nuk mangud nedih kereb kenen.
English
  1. A type of local vegetable that you eat its young leaves.
Malay
  1. Sejenis sayur tempatan yang pucuk muda nya boleh dimakan.

Encyclopedic info

English
  1. A local vegetable that grows wild along river banks, drains or cool & moist area. It has tiny oval leaves and soft stems. Its leaf looks like grass, but it has long stem. This vegetable is only prepared as vegetable soup.
Malay
  1. Sejenis sayur liar tempatan yang tumbuh di tepi sungai, parit atau di tempat-tempat yang sejuk dan lembap. Daunnya agak serupa dengan daun rumput, tetapi pokoknya panjang. Sayur tempatan ini hanya direbus sebagai sup sayur.

Example sentences

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Malay
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References

  1. Ethnobotany of the Iban & the Kelabit by Hanne Christensen