• the memedi then turns the children loose later on
  • the child cannot be found and is presumed lost by its parents
  • spirit
  • later it is returned unharmed
  • ghost-like apparition that looks like a person
  • it is fond of little children and is said to kidnap them just to play with them
  • children are said to hide
Alus sor
Alus mider
Alus madya
Alus singgih
Bali dataran dialect
Bali aga dialect

Usage Examples

Lamun ade ujan misi matan ai, ento artine ade memedi ngelah panak
When it rains and sun also shining, it means there is ghost somewhere giving a birth.

⚙ Usage examples pulled from the Virtual Library

In Balinese:   Kakawian marupa satua cutet

Togog (1977) Hilang (2001) Tali Rapiah (2002) I Kentung Uling Lodtungkang (2002) Memedi (2004) Helikopter (2004) Alikan Gumi (2004) Kenangan Indah di Toyabungkah (2004) Laraning Carita ring Kuta (2002) Pongah (2005) Sepeda Baru (2005) Sang Nandaka (2007)


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