Celeng

  • pig
Media
celeng
Kasar
Unknown [edit]
Halus
bawi
Northern Form
Unknown [edit]

Usage Examples

Panampahan Galungan akeh krama ring Bali ngorok celeng
[example 1]
No translation exists for this example.

Egol-egol ikuh celeng.
[example 2]
PROVERB

Very flexible, like the tail of a pig.

This does not refer to movement, such as flexibility in dancing. It refers to behavior. The tail of a pig is very easy to wiggle from side to side, but is is very difficult to pull it out. Suppose a man wants to marry awoman, but the woman does not wnat to marry him and want to avoid marriage. Or suppose someone want to borrow money from sonemone and that person does not want to lend the money. In each case the person of whom the favor is asked says somethng nice in order to avoid the unpleasant results. I.e. this person wiggles out of the situation by being flexible.

  1. Pawan, puisi Bali Wiki pukul 05.43
  2. Fred Eiseman Jr - Proverbs, 1987