• square basket with fitted cover, made of thin, good quality, tightly woven, split bamboo
  • term is used differently in different parts of Bali
  • usually a keben is distinguished from a sok in that the latter has no lid and is less alus, i.e. woven less tightly and made of coarser, rougher bamboo than a keben
  • valued objects such as offerings are always carried in a keben rather than a sok
  • may be decorated
Alus sor
Alus mider
Alus madya
Alus singgih
Bali dataran dialect
Bali aga dialect

Usage Examples

Banten tiange ka Pura mawadah keben.
No translation exists for this example.

⚙ Usage examples pulled from the Virtual Library

No examples collected yet.