- hand or forearm
Yoga: Beli lakar ngumbah lima. Dija kamar mandine, Yu? Ayu: Oh, ditu, di samping bale delode.[example 1]
Yoga: I am going to wash my hands. Where is the bathroom, Yu? Ayu: Oh, right there, next to the south building.
Lima sengkok.[example 2]
Literally: Having a bent arm, that is, a handicapped person with an arm that will not straighten out. means: Hiding or covering up your mistake.[F.Eiseman: This came up at dinner tonight when Wathi made a grammatical error and then pretended that she had not. Budi kidded her unmercifully about her pretending that she had not made the error.]
- BASAbali software
- Fred Eiseman Jr - Proverbs, 1987