Benang

  • red, white, and black yarn with a kepeng at each end put around the waist, crossed over the chest, and with the ends placed over shoulders of a person in certain Manusa Yadnya ceremonies
  • the colors symbolize Brahma, Iswara, and Wisnu
  • thin string, sewing thread
  • woven fish line, usually made of nylon
  • white string used to connect and lead pretima and other holy objects in a religious procession
Andap
benang
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

Buka benangne suba kadung maceleban.
Meaning: Like thread that has already been plunged into water, refers to two people who have been married should stay together and not get divorced.

⚙ Usage examples pulled from the Virtual Library


In Balinese:   Lakar utawi bahan nyane wenten sane mawit saking kayu, wenten sane media kanfas lukis, wenten sane nganggen benang, plastik, daun lontar, muah sane lianan.

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In Indonesian:  

In Balinese:   Satonden ada COVID-19, bebeke aukud adep aji telung benang tali rupiah, jani tuah aji setiman tali rupiah suba mael.

In English:  

In Indonesian:  

In Balinese:   Sasampun anake mabakti tur nunas tirtha, ipun nganggen benang putih sane kasengguh “benang tetebus” maduluran antuk pinunas mangda ipun setata seger oger, dirgayusa, tur setata maparilaksana becik.

In English:   Therefore, every 35 days, there is the same combination of Pancawara and Saptawara.

In Indonesian:   Karena itu, setiap 35 hari sekali, ada gabungan Pancawara dan Saptawara yang sama.