Nyilem

  • sink, submerge, dive
Media
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Kasar
Unknown [edit]
Halus
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Northern Form
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Usage Examples

Nyilem sambilang naar yehe.
Literally: Dive and drink water at the same time; meaning to do two things at once; kill two birds with one stone.

Ngajahin buaya nyilem.
[example 1]
Train a crocodile to dive. [proverb] Said of a person who wants to get married and who has been going with a girl for a long time. He knows what to do, so he should go ahead and do it. He doesn’t have to be told.

No translation exists for this example.

  1. F. Eiseman - PROVERBS, 1987