Matajen

mtejn/
  • go to a cockfight, but not carrying one's own cock
  • go only to bet or watch
  • carrying one's own cock to a cockfight is ngadu
Andap
matajen
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

Suba tawanga bapane kalah matajen, nu masih I Gede Putra bani nagihin pipis. Pantes suba bapane gedeg. Ia buka nundunin macan medem.
[example 1]
Gede Putra knew that his father lost on cock fighting but he was still dare to ask for some money from him. No wonder if his father was totally upset. Just like awakening a sleeping tiger.

⚙ Usage examples pulled from the Virtual Library


In Balinese:   Ia ngelah kurungan simalun tuwah dadua, jani sekat pepesan menang ia matajen, ngeliunang dogen kurungane.

In English:  

In Indonesian:  
  1. Fred Eiseman