Ngangsur

  • do something little by little: able to play flute with out stopping by taking short breaths
  • panting, breathing rapidly
  • recall the pun in which one says he is telung dasa lima (35 = pasasur) if he is out of breath and panting, implying ngangsur.
  • pant: breathe rapidly
  • pay on installments
Media
ngangsur
Kasar
Unknown [edit]
Halus
Unknown [edit]
Northern Form
Unknown [edit]

Usage Examples

Dugase menek gunung ento, angkihan tiange matelung dasa lima.
[example 1]
After climbing that mountain my breath is 35.

35 is ‘pesasur’.

Ngangsur (angsur) means to pant. (see definition iv)

  1. F. Eiseman, Proverbs. 1987