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:   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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In Indonesian:  

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