Johin

ejohin/
  • at a distance
  • be distant
Media
johin
Kasar
Unknown [edit]
Halus
Unknown [edit]
Northern Form
Unknown [edit]

Usage Examples

Buka bukit johin; luwung pengenahne.
[example 1]
Like a hill seen from afar; nice looking. “Pengenahne” comes from “ngenah”, meaning “scene”, or nice-looking. This is the “grass looks greener on the other side of the fence” proverb, and it means the same as the Western saying.

  1. F. Eiseman, Proverbs. 1987