• 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
  • 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
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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.

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