- entice (of merchants)
- switch from weaving a basket using saud dua to temporarily using saud besik, producing a sort of trap or loop in the pattern
- tie using a loop, tie, tie up (hair behind head, rice, etc.), tie together in a bundle
- snare, trick, deceive someone
Anake ento care botor, tusing akat baan nyeet.[example 1]
That person is like a black bean. He cannot be tied up. [proverb] ‘Botor’ is a common black bean. One cannot tie up bean seeds in a bundle. This is then said of a person who is very smart and cannot be fooled. He always gets the best of you in bargaining, for example.
- F. Eiseman, Proverbs. 1987