- a board or plank
- get, obtain, is gotten, was obtained, by
- As a preposition, baan can also mean "because of", "as a result of", "through" or "by means of" (an agent or an instrument).
Surat en baan I Kambang.
This letter is for Kambang.
Ne jani, isinin ngiune baan padi. Eda bes bek, nyanan telah ulung padine.[example 1]
Now, fill the bamboo tray with rice, but don’t put too much, or a lot off rice will fall off late.
Baan takutne ia tusing teka.[example 2]
He didn't come because he was afraid.
Sampine baan tiang meti.[example 3]
I got the cow by buying it.
Sing baan tiang mangkihan.[example 4]
Breathing is not by me = I can't breathe = I have lost my breath (because of strenuous exercise).
- BASAbali Software
- Fred Eiseman
- I Gusti Made Sutjaja, Concise Balinese Dictionary, Tuttle (2009)
- Fred Eiseman "How Balinese People Express Ideas" 2010