Goak

egowk/
  • the Balinese word for crow is onomatopoeic, so, of course, when a crow makes a sound the sound is its name
  • said about a person who talks a lot about himself
  • Slender-billed Crow, Large-billed Crow, Literally: Like a crow naming himself
Andap
goak
Kasar
goak
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

Goak kingsanin taluh.
Entrusting an egg to a crow for safekeeping, which is used in the same way as the English expression about leaving the fox to guard the henhouse.

⚙ Usage examples pulled from the Virtual Library


In Balinese:   Ningeh munyine I kedis belibis, I kedis Siung lantas ngidih paitungan teken I Goak, I Kedis Corek, lam I Kedis Gadangan.

In English:  

In Indonesian:   Jatuh bangun gajah berjalan, main tabrak karena matanya tak bisa melihat.

In Balinese:   Lan ring warsa 2014 dané ngamolihang Widya Pataka saking Gubernur Bali antuk cakepannyané sané mamurda “Lawar Goak”.

In English:  

In Indonesian: