Mesemu

  • having the appearance of
  • to look like
Andap
mesemu
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

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


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