Mapi-mapi

mpimpi
  • pretended; to pretend
Andap
Mapi-mapi
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

I Putu Suja mapi-mapi nuturin tur ngajahin timpalne ane suba dueg mamaca aksara Bali. Saja buka ngajahin bebeke nglangi.
[example 1]
I Putu Suja pretended to explain and teach his friend who was already well versed in Balinese alphabets. It's like teaching swimming to a duck.

⚙ Usage examples pulled from the Virtual Library


In Balinese:   I Modo mapi-mapi sakit gigi, apang tusing milu ngigel, krana ia tusing bisa ngigel.

In English:   I Modo pretended to have a toothache so he would not dance because he could not dance.

In Indonesian:   I Modo berpura-pura sakit gigi agar tidak ikut menari karena dia tidak bisa menari.

In Balinese:   Pan Balang Tamak ane mara neked mapi-mapi tengkejut nepukin tain cicing mabrarakan di bale banjare.

In English:  

In Indonesian:   Warga pun berdatangan ke bale banjar.

In Balinese:   Buina jerone kaliwat sombong pesan.” Mare ningeh ada kedis cerik ane mamunyi keto, pedih Sang Muun tur mesaut banggras, “Ah, iba kedis cerik, mapi-mapi tuara nawang.

In English:  

In Indonesian:   Lagi pula kamu sangat sombong.” Baru mendengar ada burung kecil berbicara seperti itu, Sang Muun marah dan menjawab dengan suara besar dan keras, “Eh, Kamu burung kecil, pura- pura tidak tahu.
  1. Fred Eiseman