Nawang

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  • derogatory expression about someone with little knowledge
  • know the name of something, but not its shape (what it looks like or is)
Media
nawang; nahuwang
Kasar
nawang
Halus
huning; tawang
Northern Form
Unknown [edit]

Usage Examples

Tusing nawang kangin kauhe.
Literally: Doesn't know east from west; said about someone who is not very smart.

Sing nawang kangin-kauh.
He doesn't know the direction.

Sari nawang apa artin yoga lan semadi ento?
[example 1]
Sari, do you know the meaning of yoga and meditation?

Tiang dot nawang adake dewek tiange ane lenan di gumine ene
I wonder if there’s another me somewhere in the world

⚙ Usage examples pulled from the Virtual Dictionary


In Balinese:   Nawang ke ragane apa ane ngranang keto?

In English:   Do you know the reason?

In Indonesian:   Tahukah kamu alasannya?

In Balinese:   I Grantang megat munyin beline, “Eda Beli baas sumbar ngomong, awak tusing nawang matan Benaru.

In English:  

In Indonesian:  

In Balinese:   Ngaksi kawentenane punika, raris Raden Dewi ngandika teken Men Bekung. “Uduh Meme, titiang matakon, dija umah memene?’ Ajak gelah melali kema ka umah Memene apang gelah nawang. ” Gelisang carita Ida Raden Dewi sampun neked di pondok Men Bekung.

In English:  

In Indonesian:  

In Balinese:   Yen ada ane matatu, lakar ke Vita nawang apa ane nyandang kagaenin?

In English:   If someone is hurt, will Vita know what to do?

In Indonesian:   Jika ada yang terluka, akankah Vita tahu apa yang harus dilakukan?

In Balinese:   Baan selene mlajah mamaca, dadi liu ia nawang satwa, tutur muah agama.

In English:   Baan selene mlajah mamaca, dadi liu ia nawang satwa, tutur muah agama.

In Indonesian:  

In Balinese:   Ia nawang carane nglanting.

In English:   He knows how to swing.

In Indonesian:   Dia tahu cara berayun.

In Balinese:   Iba mirib tusing nawang, uli awak kainé bisa pesu api.

In English:  

In Indonesian:   Dijawab oleh Ni Mesaba, “Ih, kamu macan.

In Balinese:   Ulian tusing nawang apa ane lakar kalaksanayang, ia ngentasin gunung miwah bukit kanti ia kenjel tur pules di gelebeg petanine.

In English:  

In Indonesian:   Karena tak tahu apa yang harus dilakukan, ia pun berkelana melintasi gunung dan bukit sampai akhirnya kelelahan dan tertidur di lumbung padi milik petani.

In Balinese:   De kanti "Mata Air dadiang Air Mata" Konyang bahan bermanfaat anggon idup iraganè, tapi iraga pedidi anè harus nawang caran ngampilang anè luung apang Plastik ento sing ngeranang baya idup iraganè...

In English:  

In Indonesian:  

In Balinese:   Keto upah awak belog, ngugu munyi manis, tuara nawang ejite kabandilin.

In English:  

In Indonesian:  

In Balinese:   Di kenehne, anak ane kelihan ento sinah nawang, sawireh suba liu mamaca buku.

In English:   He knows Big Sister has all the answers, because she is always reading one big fat book or another.

In Indonesian:   Dia tahu kakak memiliki semua jawabannya karena kakak banyak membaca.

In Balinese:   Di satuane ene, anak cerik ane dot nawang uli dija tekan krebeke ento.

In English:   In this book, Little Brother wonders where thunder comes from.

In Indonesian:   Dalam buku ini, adik ingin tahu dari mana datangnya guntur.

In Balinese:   Ia nawang Mbokne ngelah pasaut ane liu, ulian ia sesai maca buku utawi ane lenan.

In English:   He knows Big Sister has all the answers, because she is always reading one big fat book or another.

In Indonesian:   Dia tahu Kakak memiliki semua jawaban, karena dia selalu membaca satu buku besar atau yang lain.

In Balinese:   Baan isenge teken sameton, mimbuh baan dote nawang gumi Bali sing ya keto jenenga, dadi buin ngawawanin I Naga Basukih matur ring Betara Guru, “Nunas lugra Aji Agung, yening kenten antuk Aji mabaos, minab Aji ngandapang saha nandruhin kawisesan titiange.

In English:  

In Indonesian:  

In Balinese:   Nah, tegarang baca dogen malu kenken panadinne, awanane iraga nawang unduk ane besik bisa ngranaang unduk ane len-lenan. . ..

In English:   Well, read about what happened to him, and you'll see how one thing can lead to another, and another, and another...

In Indonesian:   Yah, coba saja baca dulu apa yang terjadi dengannya, sehingga kamu menjadi tahu satu kejadian mengakibatkan kejadian lain, yang mengakibatkan kejadian lain lagi, dan kejadian lain ...

In Balinese:   Onyang asane hambar"

Wi : ("Sebener ne Wi nawang ulian to Luh nolak Wi.

In English:  

In Indonesian:   Luh menolak Wi karena wajah Wi yang jelek, gigi kuning") Wi : ("MUNGKIN")

("Terima kasih, Luh")

"Ya, tidak apa-apa, Wi sudah tebak akan seperti ini jawabannya Luh."

("Terima kasih, Luh, tidak jujur kepada Wi, alasan Luh tidak mau dengan Wi.")

In Balinese:   Sedek dina anu, Vety timpalne Praca, nawang unduke ento lan masadu teken gurune.

In English:   One day, Prach’s best friend Vety finds out about the bullying and tells his teacher.

In Indonesian:   Suatu hari, Vety, sahabat Praca, mengetahui tentang perundungan itu dan mengadu pada gurunya.

In Balinese:   Baca carita ane ngango bin ene apang nawang carane Cheekoo ngilangang ambu luune ento.

In English:   Read this wonderful story to find out how Cheekoo gets rid of this horrible trash cloud.

In Indonesian:   Baca cerita yang luar biasa ini untuk mengetahui cara Cheekoo menghilangkan awan sampah yang mengerikan ini.

In Balinese:   Buina jerone kaliwat sombong pesan.” Mare ningeh ada kedis cerik ane mamunyi keto, pedih Sang Muun tur mesaut banggras, “Ah, iba kedis cerik, mapi-mapi tuara nawang.

In English:  

In Indonesian:   Lagi pula kamu sangat sombong.” Baru mendengar ada burung kecil berbicara seperti itu, Sang Muun marah dan menjawab dengan suara besar dan keras, “Eh, Kamu burung kecil, pura- pura tidak tahu.

In Balinese:   Nah apang kai nawang, tegarang iba meju jani.

In English:  

In Indonesian:   Biar kamu tahu saja, coba kamu buang kotoranmu sekarang.

In Balinese:   I Gables I umah kemplong-kemplongan tusing nawang engken rupanne.

In English:   Gables the dollhouse doesn't know what it looks like.

In Indonesian:   Gables si rumah boneka tidak tahu seperti apa parasnya.
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