• smaller of the two drums in a gong kebyar
  • muffler (of a car)
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Usage Examples

Buka kendang, nagih getok.
Literally: like a drum, demands that it be hit; refers to a lazy person who has to be ordered to work.

[PROVERB] Sayang-sayang kendang pamuputne masih gupeka.
[example 1]
[Literally] Loving a drum, but finally it still is hit. You love a drum, but your continue to hit it. A drum hangs around your neck, but, even though you like it, you hit it. This is like a woman who loves a man, who is always hanging around her neck. However, even though she may love him, she bosses him around and hits him.

  1. F. Eiseman - PROVERBS, 1987