Ganggas

g\ás/
  • tall (about body) (Adjective)
Andap
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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
ganggas
Bali dataran dialect
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Bali aga dialect
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Usage Examples

Awakné gedé ganggas.
His body is big and tall.

Gantas pesan anake ganggas ento majalan ngalahin tiang. Sing tawanga awak jejeh majalan peteng-peteng. Yadiastun tiang anak ganjah, gangan malelungan, apa buin jalane jani suba gantar makejang, jeg enu masi takut ngentasin setrane ento!
[example 1]
How could that tall person walk away from me? Don't he know that I am afraid to walk at night. Although I like to travel far, like to explore new places, especially now that all access roads are smooth, still I am afraid to pass through the cemetery!

⚙ Usage examples pulled from the Virtual Library


In Balinese:   Awakne gede ganggas lan makaput aji plastik, gabus, lan botol plastik.

In English:   the body is tall and made of all kinds of plastic and cork.

In Indonesian:   Badannya tinggi besar dan terbuat dari segala macam plastik dan gabus.

In Balinese:   Dot nawang kasujatian semut soleh ane mara jani tepukina ento. “Semute ento gede ganggas nanging paliatne tusing ja galak,” keto I Semut Api lan I Sidem pakrimik di kenehne. “Warnane barak, ah, tusing barak nanging masawang kuning.

In English:  

In Indonesian:   Perawakannya tidak tinggi besar, kepalanya agak besar dan perutnya buncing, namun senyumnya berwibawa.

In Balinese:   Lontar puniki taler nyatet indik Kebo Iwa, senapati ring Bali rajya sane awakne ganggas pisan, marupa manusa ageng.

In English:   It also contains notes on Kebo Iwa, the chief commander of the Balinese army whse body is gigantic.

In Indonesian:   Lontar ini juga mencatat tentang Kebo Iwa, panglima perang kerajaan Bali yang berupa manusia raksasa.
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