What does the Indonesian Malay word batik means?
Batik is a technique for decorating textiles, by which parts of the textile that are not to be coloured are covered in molten wax. … The word batik is of Indonesian origin, and is related to a Malay word for dot or point, “titik” and the Javanese word “amba”, meaning ”to write”.
What is a Malay word that means to dot?
Indonesian-Malay word that means “to dot” Pesisir Batik.
The word batik is thought to be derived from the word ‘ambatik’ which translated means ‘a cloth with little dots’. The suffix ‘tik’ means little dot, drop, point or to make dots.
What does canting mean?
: affectedly pious or righteous a canting moralist.