- effigy of deceased person that is carried to cemetery and cremated. At its simplest it consists of the kajang, plus a fan shaped effigy of the dead person. May be in the form of a small piece of sandalwood on which a priest has written the name of the deceased and a human figure. A pedanda says a mantra over it until it becomes paragaan, that is, a person who will be cremated. It is carried on top of the wadah/bade to the cremation grounds and burned. Contents varies, but often consists of a tumpang gede, baas, and rantasan, wrapped in cloth.
Bali dataran dialect
Bali aga dialect
Adegan balé gedéné suba amah tetani.
The posts on the bale gede (traditional Balinese building located in the east of the household compound) have been eaten by termites.
⚙ Usage examples pulled from the Virtual Library
In Balinese: Saking warsa 1991, Pemerintah Daerah Kabupaten Bangli ngukuhin tanggal 10 Mei 1204 dados dina adegan kota Bangline.
In Balinese: Ditu di sendin adegan bale banjare kal cercerang.
In Indonesian: Jajan yang terbuat dari beras hitam itu akan digiling serupa tai anjing.
In Balinese: Jajane ento cerceranga di sendin adegan bale banjare.
In Indonesian: Harapannya tak berjumpa warga dan siasat yang dibuat tak kentara.