Goak

egowk/
  • Slender-billed Crow, Large-billed Crow, Literally: Like a crow naming himself
  • 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
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.

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In Indonesian:   Jika dia sudah tak bisa melihat, kita arahkan langkahnya agar terjatuh ke sungai.” Mendengar usul burung Belibis, burung Siung lantas minta pendapat burung Gagak, burung Jalak, dan burung Gadangan.

In Balinese:   Lantas I Corek nyeritin I Kedis Goak.

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In Indonesian:   Duh, tak kuasa Gajah menahan kantuk, akhirnya tertidur pulas.

In Balinese:   I Goak teka kema tur nyotot matane I Gajah buka dadua.

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In Indonesian:   Burung Jalak memanggil burung Gagak agar mematuk kedua mata gajah.

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

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