Keris

  • short sword that possess considerable magical power and must be treated with great respect (Noun)
  • some have wavy blades (Noun)
  • almost always worn by male dancers slung across the back, handle to the right (Noun)
  • an important part of Balinese traditonal dress for such events as weddings, tooth filings, and so on. (Noun)
  • sword (Noun)
Andap
keris
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

Sang Patih Agung nganggen keris rikala ngematiang musuh.
No translation exists for this example.

⚙ Usage examples pulled from the Virtual Library


In Balinese:   Sangkaning kepradnyanan I Grantang mayuda, dadosne I Grantang polih galah nebek basangne I Benaru nganti betel antuk keris pajenengan purine.

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In Balinese:   Minakadi wangun keris, tokoh pawayangan sakadi Merdah, Sangut, muah sane lianan.

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In Balinese:   Akudang pusaka druwe marupa keris lan tapel kairing ngiderin desa.

In English:   Teenagers and young adults paint their bodies pink or blue, and then walk on colorful parade around the village.

In Indonesian:   Ngerebeg di Tabanan biasanya terkait dengan pertanian.

In Balinese:   Pinaka paica antuk tapa brata punika, ida kaicen keris sane sakti pisan.

In English:   As a result of the hermitage, he was given a very powerful kris.

In Indonesian:   Sebagai hasil pertapaan itu, beliau diberikan sebuah keris yang amat sakti.

In Balinese:   Buku pupulan cerpennyane sane sampun kamedalang inggih punika Cakra Punarbhawa (Gramedia, 2005), Purnama di Atas Pura (Grasindo, 2005), Perempuan yang Mengawini Keris (Jalasutra, 2011).

In English:   He is a graduate of Udayana University, Cultural Anthropology, Faculty of Letters, and studied painting at ISI Denpasar.

In Indonesian:   Lulusan Antropologi Budaya, Fakultas Sastra, Universitas Udayana.