- wood; unsplit log or part of a log floating or washed ashore
- do not confuse with a common mangrove tree,"Avicenna marina", commonly called api or sia-sia
- low bush with abundant closely spaced leaves, often grown in house yards because the mashed leaves are used as a green coloring material in foods and offerings ("Diospyros ferrea")
Uli cenik ia suba ajahina munduhang pipis, apang ngidaang masuk ane tegeh. Buka cenik-cenikan tetani nyidaang ngebahang kayu gede.[example 1]
She has been taught to save money for her higher education since childhood, like the effort of a termite that manage to befell a large timber.
Apa ane ngandong ngoyong, ane gandonge majalan? anak menek punyan kayu!
No translation exists for this example.
- Fred Eiseman