• cheating or stealing someone out of money by using magiecal power
  • this is done by a leyak who sometimes uses white mouse to do the stealing. Or it may be done by using superenatural power to make a buyer think that the change that he gets from a purchase is of greater value than it actually is. That is, small denomination bills can be made to look like larger denomination bills.
Alus sor
Alus mider
Alus madya
Alus singgih
Bali dataran dialect
Bali aga dialect

Usage Examples

Ye mula demit pesan, tusing demen yening wenten anak nunas
No translation exists for this example.

⚙ Usage examples pulled from the Virtual Library

In Balinese:   I Sugih ia sugih pesan, nanging demit.

In English:   I Sugih was very rich, but stingy.

In Indonesian:   I Sugih sangat kaya, namun pelit.