- wet, damp, soaked (vs. lucutan = very wet) (Mider) (Adjective)
Bali dataran dialect
Bali aga dialect
Suba kadung belus, lantasan manjus.
Literally: If you are already wet, you might as well take a bath; meaning that you should finish something that you have already started.
Ujan bales sajan, bukun tiange belus kena tampyas.
It's raining heavily, my book is wet because the rain splashing through.
Tiang tusing demen ujan. Ujane ngae gumine peteng lan nyeremin. Ujane masih ngae bajun tiange belus. Nyanan tiang bisa gelem.[example 1]
I didn't like the rain. It made the day gloomy and scary. It also made my clothes wet, and that could make me sick.
Buka negakin gedebonge; tau teken jit belus.[example 2]
(proverb) Like sitting on a gedebong; he knows his rear end is wet. Someone who sits on a banana stem knows that he will get wet in the rear end. Said of a person who acknowledges that he has made a mistake.
⚙ Usage examples pulled from the Virtual Library
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- Fred Eiseman Jr - Proverbs, 1987