Lembu

  • that is used as a sarcophagus at cremations
  • supposedly only used by upper caste families, but this rule is not often observed
Andap
lembu
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

Umat Hindu ten dados ngajeng lembu
No translation exists for this example.

⚙ Usage examples pulled from the Virtual Library


In Balinese:   Manut ring dresta Wedane, koratan lembu kabawos suci tur dados kaanggen sarana panyucian utawi prayascitta.

In English:   There are five sacred items produced by cows, namely milk, curd, clarified butter, urine and dung.

In Indonesian:   Ketika kelima benda ini dicampur, campuran itu disebut panca-gavya dan digunakan untuk menyucikan suatu tempat dari segala jenis ketidaksucian.

In Balinese:   Wenten limang soroh lelakaran suci sane kametuang olih i lembu, luir ipun empehan, dadhi, minyak, warih lan koratan.

In English:   When those five ingredients are mixed, they are called panca-gavya and are used to purify things and places from any impurities.

In Indonesian:  

In Balinese:   Lembu ring Bali nerima pepayasan lan upacara pinih luwih duaning lembune satata nyarengin matekap ring sawah.

In English:   The cows are washed and dressed-up in clothes fit for humans and special cone shaped spiral of coconut leaves is placed on their horns.

In Indonesian:   Sapi-sapi dimandikan dan diberi pakaian, dan tanduknya dihias dengan lilitan janur menyerupai kerucut.