Injin

  • rice naturally black glutinous rice, used for making jaja and as a snack in the form of a pudding, bubuh injin, that is served with sugar and santen (Noun)
Media
injin
Kasar
Unknown [edit]
Halus
Unknown [edit]
Northern Form
Unknown [edit]

Usage Examples

Buka siape sambehin injin.
[example 1]
Literally, like black rice being thrown to chickens; referring to the fact that chickens are not usually fed black rice and will be confused if it is thrown to them, hence said about someone who is confused and not sure what he is going to do.

Guna: Napi manten sane adol, Ibu?

Wayan: Yen hari Minggu tiang ngadep tipat, bubuh, kukus injin, kukus sela, pisangrai. Yen keseharian tiang bubuh manten sareng kukus sela. Guna: Oo..sira biasane ne numbas?

Wayan: Bih, sareng akeh. Wenten lima puluhan mablanja (te)ken tiang.
[example 2]
Guna: Just what do you sell?

Wayan: On Sundays I sell ketupat, rice porridge, steamed black rice, steamed cassava root and banana with shredded coconut. On other days I just sell rice porridge and steamed cassava root. Guna: Oh .. and who usually buys (your food)?

Wayan: Ah ... a lot of people. There are about 50 people who buy from me.

  1. Fred Eiseman
  2. Ni Wayan Tingkes, Banjar Selat Tengah, Putu Eka Guna Yasa