Demen

  • be nice to someone -
  • like, enjoy, approve of -
Entry word
demen
Andap
demen
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

Embok tiange demen warna barak.
My older sister likes red.

Ayu: Beli, demen teken jaja klepon lan pisang goreng? Yoga : Mih, Beli demen gati ‘ken jaja Bali.
[example 1]
Ayu: Do you like klepon and fried banana (Lit. Does Brother like klepon and fried banana)? Yoga: Wow, I really love Balinese pastry (Lit: Wow, Brother really loves Balinese pastry).

Tiang demen ngoyong di Bali.
I am happy to live in Bali.

Tiang demen ngoyong di Bali.
I am happy to live in Bali.

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Titiang saking kelas 1 SD sampun demen melajah ngigel. ngantos mangkin titiang sesai ngigel ring Pura.
[example 2]
I've loved to practice dancing since grade 1 of elementary school. until now love to dance often in the temple

Tiang demen ngigel.
I like dancing.

⚙ Usage examples pulled from the Virtual Library


In Balinese:   I Bunty tusing demen teken sabun, ento makada ia tusing nyak mandus.

In English:   Bunty does not like soaps.

In Indonesian:   Bunty tidak suka sabun, maka dia pun menolak mandi.

In Balinese:   Demen siup, sing demen siep.

In English:  

In Indonesian:   Setelah menjalani kehidupan sebagai manusia, barulah ia mengalami berbagai kesusahan.

In Balinese:   Apa katunas?” Matur I Cicing Gudig, “Inggih paduka Betari, titiang tan demen dados manusa panjak.

In English:  

In Indonesian:   Si anjing merintih kesakitan dan minta ampun.

In Balinese:   Demen siup, sing demen siep.

In English:  

In Indonesian:   Setelah menjalani kehidupan sebagai manusia, barulah ia mengalami berbagai kesusahan.

In Balinese:   Goba melah, solah jele, tur tuara demen nyemak gae, men nyak adung goba ajaka bikase?

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In Balinese:   Vita demen maplalianan dokter-dokteran, sakewala adinne, Veha, tusing.

In English:   Vita likes to play doctor, but her little brother Veha does not.

In Indonesian:   Vita senang bermain dokter-dokteran, tetapi adiknya, Veha, tidak.

In Balinese:   Kenalang, dadong tiange ane setata bungah tur demen maplalianan.

In English:   Meet a bright and playful grandmother.

In Indonesian:   Kenalkan Nenekku yang periang dan suka bermain.

In Balinese:   I Dadong demen masintung!

In English:   She loves to juggle!

In Indonesian:   Nenek suka melempar!

In Balinese:   Jojo demen pesan maplalianan ukulele.

In English:   Jojo is very happy to play the ukulele.

In Indonesian:   Jojo senang sekali memainkan ukulele.

In Balinese:   Sakewala ia demen pesan pules, paling demen!

In English:   But sleeping’s his favourite, favourite thing!

In Indonesian:   Tetapi dia paling suka tidur, paling suka !

In Balinese:   Demen kenehne lakar ngamah biu nasak, laut ia masaut enggal, " Aguh Sang Lutung, yen keto apa kaden melahne, nanging kenken kema, sawireh pondoke ento joh, tukad cengcenge linggah, buina keweh pesan ngliwat".

In English:  

In Indonesian:   Begitu jawaban I Kakua, kemudian dijawab oleh I Lutung " Beh, bodoh sekali kamu Kakua!

In Balinese:   I Lutung kaliwat demen kenehne ngamah biu nasak, tusing tau teken ketekan baya, iteh ngamah biu nasak di punya.

In English:  

In Indonesian:   Sedang asyiknya iya makan pisang, kemudian dia ditombak oleh I Kakek Perodong tepat di lambungnya.

In Balinese:   Keto suba upah anake demen mamaling tur demen nguluk-nguluk timpal.(

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In Balinese:   Liu anake tusing demen teken I Sugih.

In English:   Many people didn't like I Sugih.

In Indonesian:   Banyak orang tidak menyukainya.

In Balinese:   Satua anak ane seleg magarapan lan demen matetulung.

In English:   The story of a prodigy who is diligent in working and helpful.

In Indonesian:   Kisah seorang anak ajaib yang rajin bekerja dan suka menolong.

In Balinese:   Dino demen sajan ningehang Kaka magending!

In English:   Dino is his biggest fan!

In Indonesian:   Dino adalah penggemar setianya!

In Balinese:   Anak cerik biasane demen nyatuang apa ane tepukina. “Meli buku” tuah pengalaman ane ngranang anak cerik demen.

In English:   Children always like to share their experience with others. 'Going to Buy a Book' shows how enjoyable these experiences can be.

In Indonesian:   Anak-anak umumnya senang untuk menceritakan apa yang mereka alami. “Membeli buku” adalah salah satu pengalaman yang menyenangkan bagi anak-anak.

In Balinese:   I Meong di bukune ene demen teken makudang-kudang wangun .

In English:   The cat in this book loves shapes.

In Indonesian:   Si kucing dalam buku ini suka bentuk-bentuk.

In Balinese:   Sooraj ajak dadongne demen ngalih-alihin piranti anyar apang elahan magae.

In English:   Sooraj and his grandma LOVE inventing!

In Indonesian:   Sooraj dan neneknya suka akan penemuan.

In Balinese:   Luh menghargai perasaan Bli ne kale jani Luh nu demen pedidi ink ade rasa ape jak nyen-nyen.

In English:  

In Indonesian:   Semua rasamya hambar" Wi : ("Sebenarnya Wi tahu itu alasan Luh menolak Wi.

In Balinese:   Ane jani tiang demen yen tuun ujanne

In English:   Maybe rain isn't such a bad thing, though...

In Indonesian:   Ane jani tiang demen yen tuun ujanne.

In Balinese:   Ane malu tiang tusing demen ritatkala ujanne tuun.

In English:   Playing in the park is fun.

In Indonesian:   Ane malu tiang tusing demen ritatkala ujan.

In Balinese:   Keto upah anake demen ngrusuhin anak cerikan, tur banggi muah sombong teken anak len.

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In Indonesian:  
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