"Tangan Sri panjang."

Translation:Sri's hand is long.

September 26, 2018

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Can "tangan" mean "arm" as well, or only the portion of the hand distal to the wrist?

September 26, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/FaizalZahid

"arm" is "lengan" while "hand" is "tangan". But "tangan" can mean "arm" as well (more colloquial).

P/S: There is an idiom, "panjang tangan" (long arm) which means "suka mencuri" (likes to steal) which makes sense if it is an arm, not hand.

December 25, 2018
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