Bantes

bn)Ós/
  • for example, Bantes montor ngidayang meli = I can just buy a car (but nothing more (expensive)
  • Bantes umah ngidaang ngae = I can just (afford to) build a house
  • Bantes daar ngidaang ngalih = I can just (afford to) buy food (but nothing more expensive)
  • just (in the sense of only)
  • Tiang lakar meli montor dogen = I am only going to buy a car (even though i could buy someething more expensive)
  • but cannot always be used to mean only exactly as in English. Bantes means no more (or less) than
  • I Fred dogen = it's only Fred
  • Dogen is used for only, in the sense of no other than
  • rahina Saniscarane dogen = it's only Saturday
Andap
bantes
Kasar
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Alus sor
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Alus mider
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Alus madya
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Alus singgih
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Mider
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Bali dataran dialect
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Bali aga dialect
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Usage Examples

Bantes nenem maan ngalih.
I can just get six of them (and no more, because I don't have enough money).

⚙ Usage examples pulled from the Virtual Library


In Balinese:   Bantes Benaru aukud elah baan kola ngitungang”.

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In Indonesian:  

In Balinese:   Ah, mirib yen ane siduri ane ngae tiang sebet, yen bantes tusing ka sekolah tiang ngidaang malajah lewat Internet.

In English:  

In Indonesian:  

In Balinese:   Jani yén di kulawarga ané imaluan pepes kapah matakon ngajak I bapa, I mémé ulian Covid-19é né jeg prajani nyak ngorta, nah bantes nanjenin ngajeng suba ngidang saling sautin.

In English:  

In Indonesian:  

In Balinese:   Sepatutne tiang bersyukur sube ngidang nulungin para pejuang bantes lewat nengil dogen. “Nengil, ngoyong di jumah!” nyage dewek, keluarga muah ane lenan. “ Aku jaga kamu dan kamu jaga aku” pebesen para pegae medise miwah aparat-aparat ane berperan penting ade di garda simalu ngelawan tur mesiat ngajak virus corona ane merupe makhluk parasite obligat ento.

In English:  

In Indonesian:  

In Balinese:   Ah, mirib yen ane siduri ane ngae tiang sebet, yen bantes tusing ka sekolah tiang ngidaang malajah lewat Internet.

In English:  

In Indonesian:   Ah, mirib yén ané siduri ané ngaé tiang sebet, yén bantes tusing ka sekolah tiang ngidaang malajah lewat Internet.