Bongkol

  • stump
  • butt
  • 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
Andap
bongkol
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

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).

i bapa negak di bongkol punyan nyuhe
No translation exists for this example.

punyan nyuhe mule meguna uling bongkol neked muncuk ne
No translation exists for this example.

⚙ Usage examples pulled from the Virtual Library


In Balinese:   I Kekua ngantosang di bongkol punyan biune.

In English:  

In Indonesian:   I Lutung sedang bersantai dibawah pohon kayu, seketika di dengar berkeluh kesah, begini ucapannya "Hm, begini miskinnya hidup, musim hujan sangat sulit mencari makanan, kalau terus seperti ini, tidak batal untuk mati".

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.
  1. Fred Eiseman