Beruk

b)ruk/
  • large coconut shell container with narrow opening and top, equipped with string for hanging
  • formerly used for storing drinking water.
Media
beruk
Kasar
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Halus
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Northern Form
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Usage Examples

Beruk takil.
Meaning an empty coconut shell wrapped up in areca palm leaf sheath, referring to making a big fuss about a small matter, since there is no point in wrapping an empty container with something else.

Buka beruke celebang / silemang.
[example 1]
Like a coconut shell put under the water. A “beruk” is a coconut shell container with an opening on top. When you submerge it, the air bubbles out, making the sound krabuk-krubuk. This is said of a person who is drowning. “Silemang”, from “silem”, means to dive, sink, go under water.

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⚙ Usage examples pulled from the Virtual Library


In Balinese:   Dané sampun ngamedalang cakepan puisi basa Bali modéren, luir ipun:

Beruk (2014) Bikul (2014) Bubu (2015) Rwa Bhinéda (2015)

Niki wantah silih sinunggil puisi kakawiannyané sané mamurda “Pis”, lan “Carik” sané kawedar ring cakepan pupulan puisi Bali anyar dané sané mamurda “Beruk (2014)”

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In Indonesian:  
  1. Proverbs, F. Eiseman, 1978