Kelet

kelet

  • does not fit, full of people
  • tight fitting
  • peeled off, scrape off small patch of skin
  • shame
  • very tight, constricted, crowded, too small to have something enter it
  • male
  • 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.

[[Word example text en::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.| ]]

⚙ Usage examples pulled from the Virtual Library


In Balinese:   Wesana genep sid apa buin sid nusa déwata jani satmaka ngremeng tur sukserah, ané kelet ajak tur nanging satmaka sami tur sid sid nusa ané nanging mekejang bakal bangun niki niki di panegara sid gondang tur panegara sid prejani nganteg bakal bangun.

In English:  

In Indonesian:   Semoga Pandemi Covid-19 segera berakhir, sehingga Pariwisata Bali akan Bangkit kembali.
  1. F. Eiseman - PROVERBS, 1987