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  • having the appearance of en
  • to look like en
Alus sor
Alus mider
Alus madya
Alus singgih
Bali dataran dialect
Bali aga dialect

Usage Examples

Sekadi mesemu beras dolog.
[example 1]
Like stored rice in a government storage warehouse. Rice stored there may look OK but it is often bad because it has been kept too long. The meaning here is that a person may look good on the outside, but he may be bad on the inside.

No translation exists for this example.

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In Balinese:   Sebet, sekel, inguh keneh awake

Cai mesemu takut sebilang nepuk awake

Asanange matan awake melontod tepukin ban nani o?

In English:  

In Indonesian:  
  1. F. Eiseman, Proverbs. 1987