Kulkul

  • drum or bell that is made from a hollow log with a slit down one side and is used as a summons to temple or banjar events
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kulkul
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

Kulkul ring Pura Bale Agunge mamunyi nuju piodalan ageng.
You can hear the sound of the "kulkul" during a temple ceremony.

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Kulkuk ring Desa Tenganan Dauh Tukad.
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Kulkuk in Tenganan Dauh Tukad Village.

⚙ Usage examples pulled from the Virtual Library


In Balinese:   Krama Baline sane lawas ngedig kulkul utawi gong ritatkala gerhana.

In English:   The ancient Balinese rang kentongan or gongs when lunar eclipses occur.

In Indonesian:   [ID] Bulan kapangan artinya ‘bulan dimakan’.

In Balinese:   Depang Tiang Bajang Kayang-Kayang (2007)

Ngabih Kasih ring Pasisi Lebih (2008) Sawang-sawang Gamang (2008) Tresnane Leket-Leket ring Danu Batur (2015) Biyar Biyur ring Pesisi Sanur (2010) Kulkul Bulus (2010) Tyaga Wani Mati (2010) Gending Pengalu (2010) Suara Saking Batukaru (2010) Gusti Ayu Kedangan (2010)

Dr.

In English:  

In Indonesian:  

In Balinese:   Indik dauh utawi galah, mirengang suaran kulkul,” keto Juru Arahe nekedang teken Pan Balang Tamak.

“Inggih, inggih dane juru arah, benjang pastika titiang nyarengin paum ring bale banjare.” “Suksma Pan Balang Tamak sampun katampi arah-arah titiange.

In English:  

In Indonesian:   Besok saya pasti hadir,” jawab Pan Balang Tamak.

“Baiklah kalau begitu.

In Balinese:   Kramane ngedig panci, kulkul miwah jembor ageng mangda masuara uyut sane kapercaya prasida ngulah sakancan ala.

In English:   This is called “obor danyuh”.

In Indonesian:   Orang-orang memukul panci, kentongan atau baskom agar menimbulkan suara ribut yang dipercaya bisa mengusir segala hal yang buruk.
  1. foto: Annerie Godschalk, https://www.facebook.com/TengananDauhTukadVillage/