colek

  • remove take a small piece of something, squeeze, press, dig out (ear wax)
Andap
colek
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

Kadung suba macolek pamor (paribasa)
[example 1]
No translation exists for this example.

Suba colek pamor.
Literally: someone has taken a small piece of lime; referring to something that everyone knows about already, the idea being that lime is white, and so it is obvious to anyone that you have taken

⚙ Usage examples pulled from the Virtual Library


In Balinese:   Macolek endut dumunan kabaos macolek adeng, sakewanten riantukan kramane sampun langah ngangge saang, tradisi unik puniki kagentosin antuk saling colek endut.

In English:   Mud reminds everyone that the human body comes from the elements of earth, water and so on.

In Indonesian:   Masyarakat yang mengikuti Makering-Keringan ini saling tangkap dan saling melumuri badan dengan lumpur.
  1. Kamus Bali-Indonesia tahun 1977 hal 134