Durian

durian

duern/
  • broken open it reveals segments that contain a creamy custard-like material that has a strong distinctive odor
  • a pungent, custardy fruit (L: Durio zibethinus)
  • Fruit that smells like hell, and tastes like heaven.
  • (Bombaceae)
  • fruit is covered with large, sharp spikes
  • large, coconut size ellipsoidal fruit of a very tall tree that grows in the higher parts of Bali
  • the odor is offenesive to many people, but the taste of the fruit appeals to some.
Andap
durén
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

Nasak durian, nasak manggis?
[example 1]
Literally: a ripe durian, ripe mangosteen?; A ripe durian smells, but a ripe mangosteen has no odor; a man goes to find a pretty girl, no matter how far away, but a girl does not go far to seek a man.

Durian whole.jpg
whole durian fruit

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durian cut open

⚙ Usage examples pulled from the Community Spaces


In Balinese:   Kemerdekaan tahunne mangkin mearti pisan ,sawireh wabah covid ring tahun ne durian punika sekancan ngilangang ,maka punika kawentenang acara sane mangda krama Indonesiane buin polih sumangat.Patut pisan ring tema kemerdekaan Indonesiane punika sane kaping pitung dasa pitu punika “Pulih lebih cepat, Bangkit lebih kuat”.

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In Indonesian:  
  1. _______. 2016. Kamus Bali-Indonesia Edisi ke-3. Denpasar. Balai Bahasa Bali