Menyan

m)zn/
  • benzoin, the dried gum of a tree, imported from Java and used sparingly as an ingredient in the spice mixture called wangen. It is sold in the form of irregular lumps that look, upon casual inspection, like pieces of porphyry, in which a mass of dull, white, angular fragments are imbedded in a mass of smaller yellowish-tan crystalline materials. Used more as an ingredient of medicines than as a spice. There are three species of Styrax in SE Asia, of which S. benzoin is the most common in Java. It is a small to medium height evergreen tree with simple spirally arranged leaves and fragrant white flowers in a panicle. The fruits are drupes, oblately spheroids, about 2-3 cm. in diameter. The bark exudes a sweet smelling balsam when bruised. (Mider) (Noun)
  • honey (wasp); this term is used in the Gianyar area (Mider) (Noun)
Andap
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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
menyan
Bali dataran dialect
Bali aga dialect
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Usage Examples

Asep menyan silih tunggil srana upacara.
The incense smoke is one of the ceremonial facilities.

⚙ Usage examples pulled from the Virtual Library


In Balinese:   Amanat Geguritan Purwa Sangara (1985),

Orang-Orang di Sekitar Pak Rai (1995), Prastanika Parwa lan Swarga Rohana Parwa (1999), Oka Susharma: Pendidik Pejuan, Pejuang Pendidik (2001), Geguritan Sastradoyana Tattwa (2002), Geguritan Udayanotama Tattwa (2002), Geguritan Pura Dalem Segara Petasikan (2002), Geguritan Sakuntala (2002), Ang Ah lan Ah Ang (Pupulan Puisi, 2004), Geguritan Kebo Tarunantaka (2005), Gunung Menyan Segara Madu (Pupulan Puisi, 2005), Gdé Ombak Gdé Angin (Satua Cutet, 2006), Kunang-Kunang Anarung Sasi (Pupulan Puisi, 2007), Geguritan Kén Arok Kén Dédés (2008), Geguritan Kanakaning Kanaka (2008), Merta Matemahan Wisia (Satua Cutet, 2008), Téks Kotéks, Kontéks (2008), Geguritan Sandhyakalaning Majapahit (2009), Pura Pandé Catur Lepas Tamblingan (2009), Kama Bang Kama Putih (Prosa Liris, 2011),

Nguntul Tanah Nuléngék Langit (Satua Cutet, 2013).

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In Indonesian:   Ia menulis beberapa cerita pendek, puisi, ésai, geguritan, dan prosa liris.