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Usage Examples

Tiang ngemaang i meme jaja.
[example 1]
I give her (mother) sweets.

Dewi: Suba ngaba ngiu mai? I Luh: Suba, I meme mara ngemaang.
[example 2]
Dewi: Have you bring the tray along with you? I Luh: Yes, my mom just gave it to me.

PROVERB: Salingke ngemaang anak; Ngemaang nyama tusing taen; Nyamane jelekanga; Anake buin jelekang teken ento.
[example 3]
PROVERB: [Stingy to family, more stingy to neighbors] Much less would you give to someone outside your family if you have never given anything to your own family; If your family is treated badly, so those outside your family will be treated even worse than that.

  1. Gunter Spitzing, "Practical Balinese"
  2. BASAbali software
  3. Fred Eiseman Jr - Proverbs, 1987