Layah

ly;
  • (Kasar) hunger or appetite; to remain hungry or in need of food (Verb)
  • (Andap) to refer to a person with a loose tongue who talks badly of others (lit): "a tongue has no bones" (Noun)
Andap
layah
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

Tusing tuah kabagusan ane anggona modal nglemesin anak luh ento. Buka ngitukang layah tan patulang, I Made Lana masih wanen mogbog, ngaku konden ngelah kurenan.
[example 1]
Not just his good looking that he used to seduce the woman. As twisting a spineless tongue, Made Lana was also telling a lie that he did not have a wife.

⚙ Usage examples pulled from the Virtual Library


In Balinese:   Setata nanggehang basang layah.

In English:  

In Indonesian:   Tak kerja maka tak punya uang.

In Balinese:   Basang kolane layah.

In English:  

In Indonesian:  

In Balinese:   I Grantang kimud kenehne nepukin beline setata ngaba basang layah.

In English:  

In Indonesian:  

In Balinese:   I Grantang laut ngomong. “Nawegang jero dagang belin tiange iwang ngambil ajengan, mangda ledang jero ngampurayang santukan titiang nenten makta jinah. “I Cupak masaut, “Saja kola nyemak nasi, ampura kola, tusing sida baan kola naanang basang layah. “I Dagang nasi anggen kenehne ningeh munyine I Grantang.

In English:  

In Indonesian:  

In Balinese:   Basang icange layah, mamahan ane kautamaang bandingang ngipi dadi raja ulian macentok malaib nglawan cai.”

In English:  

In Indonesian:   Lihatlah rajamu ini berdiri di pematang sawah!” ucap si Kijang mempermainkan si Siput sawah.
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