ketket

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  • plant any of several species of thorny plants that have recurved, sharp, hook-like thorns like the claws of a cat. There are several varieties recognized in Jimbaran: ketket bukal, Caesalpinia bonduc, family Leguminosae, keket jepang, Mimosa invisa, familiy Leguminosae, and ketket joh, Caesalpinia pubescens (Fabaceae), and ketket got Zizyphus rotundifolia (Rhamnaceae)
  • (sangket = hook)
Andap
kétkét
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

Usage Examples

Mamula ketket, ketket masih entikne.
[example 1]
(proverb) If the plant is ketket, the seedling will also be ketket. Ketket is a kind of vine that is very thorny, and so undesirable. If your plant ketket, the result will be ketket. Refers to a situation where a parent with some bad characteristic is likely to have a child that has the same bad characteristic. See also yeh.

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  1. Fred Eiseman Jr, Proverbs 1987