- the / a monitor lizard (Noun)
Bali dataran dialect
Bali aga dialect
Buka patapan alune: ngandelang ikuh.[example 1]
(proverb) Like a lizard meditating; it depends upon its tail. A lizard often stands perfectly still, as if meditating. When something comes by that it can eat, the Balinese think that it kills the prey by hitting with its tail, rather like crocodile. This is said of a prostitute.
⚙ Usage examples pulled from the Community Spaces
In Balinese: Alune ento tuah alu pangumbaran, tusing ngelah sebun ane pasti.
- Fred Eiseman Jr - Proverbs, 1987