• (Leguminosae)
  • fruit of the tamarind tree, a medium to tall tree that is common in the drier parts of Bali, the fruits of which are large pods that contain many large seeds embedded in a sour, sticky, dark brown pulp, celagi or lunak, that is widely used in cooking as a source of a sour flavor, asem, much as Westerners would use lemon juice
  • it is usually sold packaged in plastic, with or without seeds
  • pulp must be mixed with water and strained to remove seeds and fiber.
Alus sor
Alus mider
Alus madya
Alus singgih
Bali dataran dialect
Bali aga dialect

Usage Examples

Maangsegan tiang di akah punyan celagine, matolihan tiang ka turus dapdape ento.
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Apa donne serining-serining buahne lengkong arit? (paribasa: cecimpedan)
[example 2]
What has many small leaves and fruit that is curved like an ‘arit’ (sickle)? [riddle] Tamarind.

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  1. Blanjong Oleh Ni Made Ari Dwijayanthi halaman 46
  2. F. Eiseman, Proverbs. 1987