• usually refers to inability to catch fish or threat to safety. Example: a tenget situation in which a fisherman who catches lemading (barred spanish mackerel) may not eat it
  • he may sell it
  • and someone else may eat it
  • but, he may not
  • if he does, he will never catch lemading again - ever. Cali applies to other curse-like situations as well
  • unlucky or unfortunate because of some unexplainable (niskala) cause, probably because of having broken a taboo
Alus sor
Alus mider
Alus madya
Alus singgih
Bali dataran dialect
Bali aga dialect

Usage Examples

TIang sering cali ring penyantokan
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