- rags made of dirty clothes on string
- used in lieu of a fence because Balinese people will not walk under dirty clothe
Bali dataran dialect
Bali aga dialect
Buka dewane ungkulin emper-emper.[example 1]
Literally: Like a god with dirty rags hung over him, referring to the fact that it is dangerous to do this because the god will never be close to you; refers to a person who is distant and not friendly, and used as a warning to others not to put anything on top of a shrine that is ritually unclean.
⚙ Usage examples pulled from the Virtual Library
No examples collected yet.
- Fred Eiseman Jr, Proverbs 1987