Ngadu

  • pit two contestants against each other
  • fight, use kris against oneself (Jimbaran term)
  • when used to refer to cockfight the verb implies that one carries his own cock to the cockfight
Media
ngadu
Kasar
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Halus
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Northern Form
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Usage Examples

Ngambil genah tegalan ring sisi Kauh Jagat Bali, Indonesia. Kruna 'tajen' maarti maluang ayam utawi ngadu siap, nganutin tata cara sane sampun kacumponin marupa panglila cita utawi hiburan sane sampun lawas nganggen taji, ayam sane maadu, miwah para pamiletnyane. Sasampune makasami indike punika macepuk, turmaning ayame mapalu kantos mesuang getih, punika sampun lalampahane sane sujati.
[example 1]
"Shot in the arid landscape of West Bali, Indonesia, Tajen, Balinese for cockfight, follows multiple narrative threads of this ancient spectacle– that of the blade, the rooster, the cockfighter. It is the moment when these elements come together during the bloody match that the real drama begins."

  1. Elemental Productions (permission from Robert Lemelson): http://elementalproductions.org/portfolio/films/