Lontar

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  • leaves of a palm used a pages of books, also called lontar, upon which the sacred Hindu books are written
  • lontar palm, Borassus flabellifer (Palmae)
  • the unopened flower buds are tapped for a sugary juice from which sugar or tuak is made, the spherical fruits may be eaten
Media
lontar
Kasar
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Halus
layang
Northern Form
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Usage Examples

Lontar usada mawasta taru pramana.
Traditional medicine is described in palm leaf manuscripts called Taru Pramana.

Nggih, wastane lontar usada taru pramana. Siosan punika taler titiang polih kaweruhan saking tetamian para leluhure sane nguni.
[example 1]
Yes, it’s called an herbal manuscript. I inherited the knowledge also from my ancestors.

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Niki wantah utsaha nglestariang Lontar sane sida ngajegang budaya Baline
No translation exists for this example.

Nyingakin, ngwacen, tur nulis aksara ring lontar, inggih punika utsaha sane dados iraga laksanayang anggen nglestariang lontar.
[example 2]
No translation exists for this example.

No translation exists for this example.

⚙ Usage examples pulled from the Virtual Dictionary


In Balinese:   Sangkaning teleb mlajah, sida taler ngamolihang juara, minakadi Juara 1 Nyurat Lontar undagan Kabupaten Tabanan ring Porsenijar warsa 2018, Juara 1 Nyurat Lontar undagan Kabupaten Tabanan sajeroning Balipost Goes to School warsa 2018, miwah pinaka duta Kabupaten Tabanan ring pacentokan Nyurat Lontar sajeroning Pesta Kesenian Bali (PKB) warsa 2018.

In English:  

In Indonesian:   Ketika di SMP, dia memulai dengan belajar menulis Aksara Bali di lontar.

In Balinese:   Ring SMP, ipun ngawit mlajah nyurat aksara Bali ring lontar.

In English:  

In Indonesian:   Berkat prestasi-prestasinya itulah dimanfaatkan untuk mendapatkan sekolah di SMP Negeri 1 Selemadeg.

In Balinese:   Kakawian-kakawian dané sané sampun kacétak dados buku inggih punika:

Kidung I Lontar Rograg ( Prosa Liris Basa Bali, 1991,2001) I Balar (2006) Ngambar Bulan (Satua Cutet, 2006) Sang Lelana (Prosa Liris, 2010) Rasti (Novelet, 2010) Bégal (Satua Cutet, 2012) Ngantih Bulan (Puisi, 2013) Batan Moning (Puisi, 2014) Ring warsa 2002 dané ngamolihang Sastra Rancagé antuk baktin ipun ring pangembangan sastra Bali malarapan antuk Majalah Buratwangi lan taler 2011 antuk kakawiannyané sane mamurda “Sang Lelana”.

In English:  

In Indonesian:   Karangan-karangannya yang sudah dicetak menjadi buku adalah sebagai berikut: Kidung I Lontar Rograg ( Prosa Liris Bahasa Bali, 1991, 2001), I Balar (2006), Ngambar Bulan (Cerita Pendek, 2006), Sang Lelana (Prosa Liris, 2010), Rasti (Novelet, 2010), Bégal (Cerita Pendek, 2012), Ngantih Bulan (Puisi, 2013),

Batan Moning (Puisi, 2014).

In Balinese:   Lontar puniki maosang saparindik cara nabdabang lan nganggen taru usada Bali sekadi ring sor.

In English:   This lontar addresses the preparation and administration of the following Balinese medicinal plants.

In Indonesian:   Lontar ini membahas cara penyiapan dan penggunaan tanaman obat Bali berikut ini.
  1. Basabali Software
  2. Net Bali