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
Andap
Barong
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

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:   Silih sinunggil satua bawak dané mamurda “Barong Brutuk” (2019), nyaritayang indik taksun pradesa Terunyan.

In English:   One of his best short stories is entitled “Barong Brutuk” (2019) which tells about the mysticism of Terunyan Village.

In Indonesian:   Salah satu cerpennya berjudul Barong Brutuk (2019) yang mengisahkan tentang mistikisme Desa Terunyan.

In Balinese:   [BA] Barong Mongah wantah sasolahan sane wenten ring Desa Bunutin, Kintamani, Bangli kewanten.

In English:   [EN] Barong Mongah is an endemic tradition in Bunitin village, Kintamani, Bangli.

In Indonesian:   [ID] Barong Mongah adalah tarian yang hanya ada di Desa Bunutin, Kintamani, Bangli.
[[Word example text ban::[BA] Barong Mongah wantah sasolahan sane wenten ring Desa Bunutin, Kintamani, Bangli kewanten.| ]]

In Balinese:   Penelitian sane lewihan kantun kamargiang, nyawis napi ke sasolahan Mongah puniki dumun wenten pailetan saking Barong Brutuk ring Terunyan.

In English:   So, Mongah dancers seem to be dancing fern bushes.

In Indonesian:   Wajah penarinya ditutup dengan topeng.

In Balinese:   Riantukan meneng ring jero, iraga dados ngaryaning karya sane positif sakadi ngalastariang Budaya indik punika mapang barong utawi hal positif sane lianan .

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In Balinese:   Yiapin sami sampun new normal sakewala masyarakatne kantun ngrasayang sebet buka angkabin barong sumi.

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In Balinese:   Tusing ada akijapan barong, saget I Celempung suba teka ka bale banjar nyangkol kuluk poleng.

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In Balinese:   Seni sane kasub ring desa puniki inggih punika sasolahan barong.

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In Balinese:   Nika mawinan desa punika kasub kawastanin desa Barong.

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In Balinese:   Yaning pradesane maduwe patapakan patapakan marupa arca utawi barong, patapakan puniki kairing ngiderin wewengkon desa mangda micayang suraksa majeng ring wargine.

In English:   There is another term in Balinese language ‘basah’ to refer to pests.

In Indonesian:   Ada pula istilah bahasa Bali “basah” untuk menyebut hama.

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

In English:   It has always become spactacular and splendid moment.

In Indonesian:   Itu adalah pemandangan yang spektakuler dan meriah.

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

In English:   In Tegallalang, for instance, Ngerebeg is more likely to be a Balinese Haloween.

In Indonesian:   Anak-anak muda mengecat badan mereka dengan warna pink atau biru, lalu berjalan keliling desa.

In Balinese:   Sakewanten, kasuwen-suwen makeh barong lan rangda saking wewengkon lianan sane nyarengin upacarapuniki nyantos sakadi mangkin ramene.

In English:   Therefore, one of the descendants of the king of Badung at that time restored the Pangrebongan temple (also called Pura Kertalangu) so that the community would be at peace.

In Indonesian:   Karena itu, salah satu keturunan raja Badung kala itu memugar pura Pangrebongan (yang juga bernama Pura Kertalangu) agar masyarakat menjadi tenteram.

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:   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:   [EN]There is a unique holiday in Bangli Village, Baturiti Subdistrict, Tabanan.

In Indonesian:   [ID]Ada hari raya unik di Desa Bangli, Kecamatan Baturiti, Tabanan.

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

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:   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:   In Bunutin Village of Kintamani, there is a special day when the rare, exotic and sacred Mongah Dance is performed.

In Indonesian:   Menurut penuturan tetua desa, ini bertujuan untuk mengelabui hama penyakit yang ingin merusak tanaman.
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