Jaka

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  • sugar, palm
  • Arenga pinnata
  • source of sagun jaka, beluluk fruit, gula barak, duk, and tuak
  • leaves of sugar palm
Andap
jaka
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
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Bali dataran dialect
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Bali aga dialect
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Usage Examples

Ia ulung mabuah jaka.
[example 1]
He falls down like having a jaka fruit. [proverb] The name for ‘jaka’ (sugar palm) fruit is ‘belukuk’. (Mabuah jaka = beluluk [AMP]) The word for ‘rolling over’, or ‘rolling around over and over’ is ‘ngeluluk’. It is one of the onomatopoeic sounds. So if one falls down ‘beluluk’ (having a sugar palm fruit), one falls down rolling over and over, ‘ngeluluk’. A far-fetched pun.

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  1. F. Eiseman, Proverbs. 1987