Kena

  • to hit, touch or strike
  • well, healthy, pleased, satisfied
  • to make contact with a target
  • to achieve, find, reach, meet with, understand, or know something
  • to be hit by or struck down by something
  • to be a victim
  • to fall on bad times
Andap
kena
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

I Luh: Buka kenken asil padine jani, Beli? Adi: Beh, sing kena baan mastiang.
[example 1]
I Luh: What do you think of today’s harvest, Brother? Adi: Oh, I couldn’t predict it.

Yan di masane galang lan panes, nyak luung asilne. Yan nganyi di masan ujane liu masih ane usak tur bah kena angin.
[example 2]
When the weather is nice and sunny, the results are good. But when we harvest during the rainy season, most of the crops are ruined by being struck by the wind.

⚙ Usage examples pulled from the Virtual Library


In Balinese:   Nasi tusing dadi lebihan apang tusing kena diabetes, ingetang masih misi ebe abedik apang ada energi, jukut palebihin apang buin mani semengan parus nyakitang basang.

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In Indonesian:   Kesana kemari bepergian ada yang menemani.

In Balinese:   Dija cai maan ajah-ajahan keto? ” I Grantang ngeling sigsigan merasa teken dewek kena pisuna.

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In Balinese:   Sakewala lacur tusing dadi kelidin, panyatakan merine mati kena gering.

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In Indonesian:   Namun nasib buruk tidak dapat dihindari, sekitar duaratusan anak bebeknya mati terserang penyakit.

In Balinese:   Sakewala lacur tusing dadi kelidin, panyatakan merine mati kena gering.

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In Balinese:   Mare maan medagang bedik jani sube udu ulian kena pisuna!

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In Indonesian:   Baru dapat jualan sedikit, sekarang kurang laku (barang dagangan) karena kena fitnah!

In Balinese:   Nyen ja kena upas kaine jeg ngemasin mati, apabuin cai buron lemet,” keto I Lelipi ngomong sambilanga ngrengseng ngender katak.

In English:  

In Indonesian:   Namun, kedamaian Alas Kopipahit mendadak buyar akibat perilaku buruk Kijang.

In Balinese:   Dina anu, Sophy makeber ngejoh uli timpal-timpalne ngalih bunga tangi ane tawah di muncuk punyan kayune lan ia kena baya.

In English:   One day, Sophy flies away from her group to seek a mysterious purple flower at the top of the tree and quickly runs into danger.

In Indonesian:   Suatu hari, Sophy terbang jauh dari kawanannya untuk mencari bunga ungu misterius di pucuk pohon dan tiba-tiba menemukan bahaya.

In Balinese:   Nyak mirib buka tain cicing semun jajane kena yeh.

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In Indonesian:   Jajan itu kemudian diletakkan di tiang bangunan lalu disiram air.

In Balinese:   Adi bisa liu pesan kramane aluh-aluhan kabogbogin wiadin kena Hoax cara jaman janine?

In English:   Kuruksetra, fight till die, war against their guru (teacher/preceptor), relatives and their own family to uphold dharma (truth) in the world.

In Indonesian:   Selain itu, dalam pustaka lainnya seperti Kakawin Negarakertagama, dalam kisah tersebut juga dipaparkan mengenai usaha Raja Hayam Wuruk dalam menyatukan Bumi Nusantara dengan landasan darma dan tujuan yang baik.

In Balinese:   Dinane jani Pacentokan Sepakbola lan I Divya ane lara kena srot-srot!

In English:   It’s the day of the Famous Football Cup and poor Divya has the sniffles!

In Indonesian:   Ini hari Kejuaraan Sepakbola Terkenal dan Divya yang malang terserang srot-srot!

In Balinese:   Baca critane ene apang tawang apa ane ngenenin I Divya, lan mlajahin carane apang tusing kena srot-srot.

In English:   Read this story to find out what happens to Divya, and also learn about how best to avoid the sniffles.

In Indonesian:   Baca kisah ini untuk mengetahui apa yang menimpa Divya, dan juga mempelajari cara terbaik agar terhindar dari srot-srot.

In Balinese:   Tan pawantuan Ida Batara Siwa, para dewatane ane kena wisya yeh Kalakuta dugase ngingsirang Gunung Mahameru, pastika tusing purna.

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