Dalang

dalang

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  • puppeteer in the Wayang Kulit shadow play (Noun)
Andap
dalang
Kasar
dalang
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

Buka dalang nyiatang wayang. Jani dalang ane paling kasuba di Bali madan dalang Cenklong.
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Meaning literally: like a dalang making his puppets fight; referring to a person who follows his own wishes alone, because a dalang controls his puppets and make whatever side he wishes win the fight.

Anak ane dueg ngigelang wayang kaadanin dalang.
A person who is good at playing puppets/shadow puppets is called a puppeteer.

Wastan Dalang Cenk Blonknge inggih punika I Wayan Nardayana S.Sn, M.Fil.H
No translation exists for this example.

⚙ Usage examples pulled from the Virtual Library


In Balinese:   Upacara malukat kusus majeng ring anak istri sane mobot puniki lumrahnyane kamargiang ring griya sang sulinggih utawi ring jeron ki dalang sane madue Wayang Sudamala utawi sane uning ngigelang wayang Sapuh Leger.

In English:   This special malukat ceremony for pregnant women is usually performed at the priest's house or at the house of a puppeteer who has a Sudamala puppet or one who can perform a Sapuh Leger puppet.

In Indonesian:   Upacara malukat khusus ibu hamil ini biasanya dilakukan di rumah pendeta atau di rumah seorang dalang yang memiliki Wayang Sudamala atau yang bisa menampilkan wayang Sapuh Leger.

In Balinese:   Para pamong punika sakadi pamangku, dasaran, sadeg, sumbu, balian, dalang, pragina, juru gambel, undagi, sangging, bendesa adat.

In English:   The functionaries include the uncle, base, sadeg, axis, balian, dalang, pragina, gambel interpreter, undagi, sangging, traditional village chief.

In Indonesian:   Para fungsionaris tersebut di antaranya pamangku, dasaran, sadeg, sumbu, balian, dalang, pragina, juru gambel, undagi, sangging, bendesa adat.

In Balinese:   Ngantos mangkin wayang tantri kantun kasenengin, santukan caritane sane banyol miwah kewagedan Dalang Wija nyritayang Tantri miwah ngicenin tuntunan sane wenten ring carita punika.

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In Balinese:   Ipun ngajahin wayang irika miwah nyantenan warisan inovasi wayangne kalestariang miwah kalimbakan olih dalang bali sane jagi rauh.

In English:   With composer Evan Ziporyn of Boston, Wija created Shadow Bang (2001 and 2004).

In Indonesian:   Dia menciptakan Wayang Tantri pada tahun l982, sebuah bentuk pertunjukan wayang kulit yang menceritakan dongeng binatang (fable) yang disisipkan dalam rangkaian cerita seperti kisah dongeng Sheherazade: Tantri mengisahkan tentang cara seorang perempuan mempertahankan hidupnya dengan menceritakan rangkaian kisah kehidupan binatang kepada seorang raja yang misoginis.

In Balinese:   Silih sinunggil Seniman Indonesia miwah seniman dalang wayang kulit Bali, mapesengan I Wayan Wija sane embas ring Kecamatan Sukawati, Gianyar, Bali.

In English:   Most of I Wayan Wija’s performances are solo wayang for traditional ceremonies, but this openness to extension of the Balinese tradition is an important hallmark of his work.

In Indonesian:   Meskipun Wija terlatih secara tradisional (secara alami dan otodidak), Wija juga merupakan salah satu seniman dalang yang paling inovatif.

In Balinese:   Kapurwan indik Desa Panjer punika kawedar olih silih tunggil dalang ring Banjar Kangin Desa Panjer sane maparab I Gusti Made Anom.

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  1. I Gusti Ketut Anom, dkk. 2008. Kamus Bali-Indonesia. Denpasar: Badan Pembinaan Bahasa, Aksara, dan Sastra Bali; Ni Made Suryati