liep-liep

liy)p¯iy)p/
  • apparently very little life (Mider) (Adjective)
  • with half closed eyes looking sleepy, dull or stupid (Mider) (Adjective)
Andap
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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 aga dialect
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Usage Examples

Liep-liep lelipi gadang, mara enjekin ngutil.
[example 1]
A green snake with half-closed eyes; if you step on it, it will bite you. [proverb] Liep-liep means with eyes half closed, looking sleepy or dull, or stupid. This is said of someone who looks very stupid, but, if you talk to him you will discover that he knows a great deal about everything.

[[Word example text id::Seekor ular hijau dengan mata setengah tertutup (terlihat lugu); jika Anda menginjaknya, itu akan menggigit Anda. [pepatah] Liep-liep artinya dengan mata setengah tertutup, terlihat mengantuk atau kusam, atau bodoh. Ini dikatakan tentang seseorang yang terlihat sangat bodoh, tetapi, jika Anda berbicara dengannya, Anda akan menemukan bahwa dia tahu banyak tentang segalanya. Atau sebaliknya orang yang terlihat bijaksana, namun ternyata sangat membahayakan.| ]]Property "Word example text en" (as page type) with input value "A green snake with half-closed eyes; if you step on it, it will bite you. [proverb]</br>Liep-liep means with eyes half closed, looking sleepy or dull, or stupid. This is said of someone who looks very stupid, but, if you talk to him you will discover that he knows a great deal about everything." contains invalid characters or is incomplete and therefore can cause unexpected results during a query or annotation process.
Liep-liep baleman sambuk; mara upinin ngrepet.
[example 2]
Glowing charcoal that is almost out; if you blow on it it will make a crackling noise and light up. [proverb] Liep-liep means dull or with apparently very little life. If you blow on glowing charcoal, it will blaze up into a fire. Said of someone who does not talk much usually. But, if you talk to him and start him going, he will keep on talking without stopping. This expression is also used to refer to a person who looks calm and shy, but who really is not; and when nobody is looking he “blows on himself” and flames up into a person who does talk a lot and is more extroverted.

Property "Word example text en" (as page type) with input value "Glowing charcoal that is almost out; if you blow on it it will make a crackling noise and light up. [proverb]</br>Liep-liep means dull or with apparently very little life. If you blow on glowing charcoal, it will blaze up into a fire. Said of someone who does not talk much usually. But, if you talk to him and start him going, he will keep on talking without stopping. This expression is also used to refer to a person who looks calm and shy, but who really is not; and when nobody is looking he “blows on himself” and flames up into a person who does talk a lot and is more extroverted." contains invalid characters or is incomplete and therefore can cause unexpected results during a query or annotation process.

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  1. F. Eiseman - PROVERBS, 1987
  2. F. Eiseman - PROVERBS, 1987