Barong

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  • mask and costume representing a mythical, supernatural creature
  • the most common barong has a costume that is activated by two men, one behind the other, one manipulating the mask, the other the hind end. Barong Landung is a tall barong that consists of a mask attached to a framework that fits over the head and body of a single man. There are many different types of barong. If the word has no adjective indicateing type, it is usually assumed that the meaning is Barong Ket
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Usage Examples

Sasolahan Barong pinaka pangelembar ring panyalonarangan, kasolahang olih mahasiswa UNHI - Universitas Hindu Indonesia, Denpasar.
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The Barong Dance (performed) as an introduction to the Penyalonarangan* by students of UNHI - Hindu University of Indonesia in Denpasar. *Penyalonarangan is a classic Balinese theatrical dance featuring Calon Arang - a witch.

Angkabin barong somie.
Literally: Frightened by a straw baronge, means being afraid of something that is not dangerous. Kids sometimes make a barong of rice straw, somi, and play with it.

⚙ Usage examples pulled from the Virtual Library


In Balinese:   Ngelawang inggih punika dresta ngiring barong malancaran ngiderin desa.

In English:   Ngelawang is a Balinese tradition of taking barongs (Balinese wooden zoomorphic figure) to procession around the village.

In Indonesian:   Ngelawang adalah tradisi mengarak barong keliling desa.

In Balinese:   Makeh jagi wenten barong lan gambelan ring margi desane.

In English:   There will be many barongs and gambelan orchestra along the village street.

In Indonesian:   Akan ada banyak sekali barong dan gambelan di jalanan desa.

In Balinese:   Ha Wenten barong sane kasuciang, wenten barong paplalianan alit-alite.

In English:   Some barongs are sacred and some others are just child’s plays.

In Indonesian:   Ada barong yang disucikan, dan ada pula barong mainan untuk anak-anak.

In Balinese:   Barong sane kasuciang madaging wastra marajah kinalang ring kanta, kereb, umbul-umbul miwah pengawin (kober sane merajah).

In English:   Sacred barongs always have sacred cloth with rajah (Balinese protective calligraphy) on their necks, umbrellas, sacred banners and pengawin (sacred flags).

In Indonesian:   Barong yang disucikan biasanya memiliki kain rajah di bagian leher, payung, umbul-umbul dan pengawin (bendera yang disucikan).

In Balinese:   Barong sane kasuciang taler kairing olih para pamangku sane makta tirtha.

In English:   Sacred barongs are commonly taken to procession by pemangku (holy men) who bring holy water to be freely distributed to the people.

In Indonesian:   Barong yang disucikan biasanya diiring oleh beberapa pemangku (orang suci) yang membawa air suci untuk dibagi-bagikan.

In Balinese:   Wenten barong warak saking Pura Puseh, barong macan saking Pura Kaja, akudang Rangda marupa nyejehin, lan barong mas saking Pura Dalem.

In English:   Gambelan beleganjur (a kind of Balinese marching orchestra) guard the procession both in front and behind.

In Indonesian:   Ada barong babi hutan dari Pura Puseh, barong macan dari Pura Kaja, beberapa Rangda yang berwujud menyeramkan, dan barong emas dari Pura Dalem.

In Balinese:   Makasami wenten dedasan barong kairing olih aratus-ratus pamedek.

In English:   Some sacred amulets and heirlooms in the form of kriss swords and masks are also brought for procession.

In Indonesian:   Total ada puluhan barong yang diarak oleh ratusan orang.

In Balinese:   Para jana sane dot nyingakin aratus-ratus barong saking sajebag jagat Bali dados tangkil meriki ring rahina Buda Kliwon Pahang, daweg Pasamuhan Barong kamargiang.

In English:   People who want to see hundreds of barongs from all over Bali can visit this temple on Wednesday Kliwon of Pahang Week, when Pasamuhan Barong (the gathering of the barongs) takes place.

In Indonesian:   Orang yang ingin melihat ratusan barong dari seluruh Bali bisa datang ke pura ini pada hari Rabu Kliwon Pahang, saat pasamuhan barong dilakukan.

In Balinese:   Pura Puncak Padang Dawa wantah genah sasangkepan aratus-ratus barong,—sane taler kabawos petapakan.

In English:   Pura Puncak Padang Dawa is a meeting place of the barongs—which are known also as petapakan.

In Indonesian:   Pura Puncak Padang Dawa adalah tempat berkumpulnya ratusan barong,—yang juga dikenal dengan nama petapakan.

In Balinese:   Dudonan acarane alangkung suwe, mawit saking melasti (pabersihan ring witning toya) nyantos pasupati (ngerasukang taksu) majeng ring barong sane wawu puput.

In English:   The procession is quite long, starting from melasti (purificatory ritual in a source of water) up to pasupati (soul-giving ritual) for newly-made barongs.

In Indonesian:   Prosesinya berjalan cukup panjang, mulai dari melasti (ritual penyucian di sumber air) hingga pasupati (pemberian jiwa) untuk barong yang baru dibuat.

In Balinese:   Akeh krama Baline pedek tangkil saking makudang-kudang pradesa ring Bali nyaksiang iring-iringan barong makudang warna lan rupa, mairingan lantang ring margi nyibak wewengkon sawah Baturiti sane ngedas kuning.

In English:   Many Balinese people come from any places on the island to witness long parade of colorful barongs of different shapes and faces, marching along a pathway in the middle of ripening Baturiti ricefields.

In Indonesian:   Banyak krama Bali datang dari berbagai daerah di Bali untuk menyaksikan iring-iringan panjang barong berbagai warna dan wujud di sepanjang jalan membelah persawahan Baturiti yang menguning.

In Balinese:   Para jana sane dot nyingakin aratus-ratus barong saking sajebag jagat Bali dados tangkil meriki ring rahina Buda Kliwon Pahang, daweg Pasamuhan Barong kamargiang.

In English:   People who want to see hundreds of barongs from all over Bali can visit this temple on Wednesday Kliwon of Pahang Week, when Pasamuhan Barong (the gathering of the barongs) takes place.

In Indonesian:   Orang yang ingin melihat ratusan barong dari seluruh Bali bisa datang ke pura ini pada hari Rabu Kliwon Pahang, saat pasamuhan barong dilakukan.

In Balinese:   Pasamuhan barong puniki wantah asiki manten upacara sane kapiletin olih akeh pisan petapakan.

In English:   This Pasamuhan Barong is the only collosal barong tradition that involve a lot of barongs.

In Indonesian:   Pasamuhan barong ini adalah satu-satunya tradisi bebarongan kolosal yang melibatkan begitu banyak barong.

In Balinese:   Barong Brutuk kasolahang olih taruna-taruna lanang matuwuh plakutus nyantos selae warsa, tur makadi pianak lanang paling kelih ring kulawargannyane.

In English:   Barong Brutuk is performed by teen boys, around 18-25 years old, and are the first sons in their respective families.

In Indonesian:   Barong Brutuk ditarikan oleh remaja laki-laki 18-25 tahun dan merupakan anak laki-laki tertua di keluarganya.

In Balinese:   Wastran Barong Brutuk malakar antuk keraras,—daun pisang sane sampun tuh.

In English:   The costume of the dancers is made of dry banana leaves, called keraras.

In Indonesian:   Kostum Barong Brutuk terbuat dari keraras, atau daun pisang yang sudah kering.

In Balinese:   Barong Brutuk, sasolahan pingit utawi sesolahan wali saking pradesa Terunyan, Bangli, kasolahang nyabran kalih warsa ring purnama Kapat.

In English:   Barong Brutuk, a sacred dance from Terunyan Village, Bangli, is performed every two years in the full moon’s day of Kapat month.

In Indonesian:   Barong Brutuk, tarian sakral dari Desa Terunyan, Bangli, dipentaskan setiap dua tahun sekali di purnama Kapat.

In Balinese:   Yaning ida ratu polih galah lunga ring Terunyan tur nyingakin sesolahan Barong Brutuk ring sasih Kapat nyabran kalih warsa, nika pastika dados lelampahan wisata sane pinih pininget.

In English:   If you are fortunate enough to see the performance of Barong Brutuk Dance in October every two years, then it is a special moment for you.

In Indonesian:   Apabila Anda berkesempatan menyaksikan Sesolahan Barong Brutuk pada bukan Oktober setiap dua tahun sekali, maka itu adalah momen yang sangat spesial.

In Balinese:   Sesolahan Barong Brutuk puniki kaloktah pisan tur dados tatujon pariwisata ring Terunyan siosan saking setran desane sane pininget.

In English:   The performance of sacred Barong Brutuk is very famous and becomes unforgettable tourist attraction in Terunyan apart from its unique cemetery.

In Indonesian:   Pementasan Barong Brutuk ini sangat terkenal dan menjadi destinasi wisata di Terunyan selain areal pemakaman warganya yang unik.

In Balinese:   Barong Brutuk wantah silih sinunggil kasenian paling purwa ring Bali, dados cihna budaya sane patut kalestariang.

In English:   It is one of the most ancient art in Bali, becoming a worth-presreving cultural asset.

In Indonesian:   Barong Brutuk adalah salah satu kesenian paling kuno di Bali, yang menjadi salah satu aset budaya yang patut dilestarikan.

In Balinese:   Wenten akudang pakem sane pateh sareng Barong Brutuk saking Terunyan (cingak entri “Sasolahan Barong Brutuk” ring Library niki), utamannyane kacingak saking lakar penganggene sane malakar aji ron-ronan.

In English:   The dancers are dressed in special costumes made of fern leaves.

In Indonesian:   Para penari Mongah adalah 11 orang pemuda.
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