- having the appearance of
- to look like
Bali dataran dialect
Bali aga dialect
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.
⚙ Usage examples pulled from the Virtual Library
- F. Eiseman, Proverbs. 1987