Kelet

  • male
  • very tight, constricted, crowded, too small to have something enter it
  • peeled off, scrape off small patch of skin
  • tight fitting
  • does not fit, full of people
  • uncomfortably or unsuitably tight so object can be used, but fit is poor
  • shame
Media
kelet
Kasar
Unknown [edit]
Halus
Unknown [edit]
Northern Form
Unknown [edit]

Usage Examples

Goloh tendas, kelet ikuh.
[example 1]
His head fits too loosely, but his tail doesn’t fit. [proverb] Said of someone who promises to help a lot, but who really does work so that he himself can profit, i.e. one who does something because he needs something for himself, not because he wants to help others.

  1. F. Eiseman - PROVERBS, 1987