Bongkol

  • underground stem, or corm, of the banana plant located just below ground level, from which both the rhizomes and suckers grow
  • in former days this was occasionally used as a food when rice and other crops were not available, but seldom eaten now
  • trunk that part of any plant that is immediately below ground level, but above the roots
  • stump
  • butt
Media
bongkol
Kasar
Unknown [edit]
Halus
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Northern Form
Unknown [edit]

Usage Examples

Raosne tusing nawang tuktuk bongkol awinan raosne tusing ngleganin awak sakewala setata ngaenang anak lenan gedeg.
[example 1]
He speaks without really knowing what it’s all about. That’s why his talks make me unhappy and anger other people (Doesn't know top part from bottom park, said about someone who is confusing other people).

⚙ Usage examples pulled from the Virtual Dictionary


In Balinese:   I Kekua ngantosang di bongkol punyan biune.

In English:  

In Indonesian:   singkat cerita I Lutung mengambil pisang yang matang dua buah, ia makan keduanya.

In Balinese:   “CenikJelih”punika kruna sane sandang kaanggen nguningayang dewek silih tunggil sisya SMP Negeri 1 Selemadeg sane mawit saking bongkol gunung.

In English:  

In Indonesian:   "Kecil namun berisi", demikian ungkapan yang pantas untuk mengenalkan seorang siswa SMP Negeri 1 Selemadeg yang berasal dari kaki gunung.

In Balinese:   Kramane ngaturang bebantenan ring sawah, nyolekin bubuh tepung beras akidik ring bongkol tarune.

In English:   They put some offerings in the rice fields, put a pinch of rice flour poridge (called bubuh) upon a tree's branch.

In Indonesian:   Warga mempersembahkan sesajen di sawah, mencolek sedikit bubur tepung beras di batang pohon.
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