- 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
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.