Buka ngae klambine masih sikutang di awak.
Literally: "Like making a shirt, first you have to measure the body'; meaning that if you wish to do something that should be done, make sure you yourself are suited.
Tusing pantes i raga nyacad kajelekan timpal. Buka ngae klambine, masih sikutang malu di awake.[example 1]
It is not wise to denounce our friend's wickedness. Just like sewing shirts, we need to measure ourselves (said of a person who says bad things about other people before he corrects himself).
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- Fred Eiseman