Kelet

  • shame
  • 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
Andap
kelet
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

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.

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  1. F. Eiseman - PROVERBS, 1987