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)
Andap
nawang; nahuwang
Kasar
nawang
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

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 Library


In Balinese:   Virus Coronane ene ngaenang tiang setate bengong sebilang wai, yening kekeneh baan tiang, ngancan wai ngancan malaib cita-cita tiange dados Dosen, krana sawai-wai tuah ngoyong jumah tusing nawang melajah pragat bintit ngaritang kambing.

In English:  

In Indonesian:  

In Balinese:   Nawang ke ragane apa ane ngranang keto?

In English:   Do you know the reason?

In Indonesian:   Tahukah kamu alasannya?

In Balinese:   Grubug

Guminé uug Pati kaplug Sing nawang unduk Basang seduk Laut muruk Dayané tajuk Lantas rabuk

Apang ngidang majujuk.

In English:  

In Indonesian:  

In Balinese:   Tiang nawang tusing ja kaluwargan Tiange dogen keweh, ane len masih patuh.

In English:  

In Indonesian:  

In Balinese:   Ulian Virus Corona ene, makejangan nawang rasane nyalanang tresna saling maejohan.

In English:  

In Indonesian:  

In Balinese:   Ngayah apang wayan nawang tusing tuah ngayah di Pura lan di Pesemetonan Banjar, ngayah liu harus kelaksanayang.

In English:  

In Indonesian:  

In Balinese:   Dong tolih awak icange mamerag!” Yadiastun I Kedis Cangak tusing taen masantulan ngajak I Cicing Alas, nanging ia nawang bikas beburone ento.

In English:  

In Indonesian:   Paruhku yang pendek dan kecil tidak mungkin dapat mengeluarkan tulang itu,” jawab Kolibri.

In Balinese:   Sawireh Cicing Gudig tuara nawang lud, makejang wikaran anake pelih baana ngundukang.

In English:  

In Indonesian:   Dewi Durga kembali mengabulkan permohonan si anjing kudisan.

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. ”

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:   Yén suba makelo ngoyong di jumah, sing nawang apa buin gaé ané bisa kagaénin.

In English:  

In Indonesian:  

In Balinese:   Tusing ada ané nawang kénkén pajalan idupé di gumi ané nyansan ngwayahang.

In English:  

In Indonesian:  

In Balinese:   Buka tatas nawang yening panembahane bakal kamranan kalaning pegat katuran.

In English:  

In Indonesian:  

In Balinese:   Tumben jani tiyang nawang Corona, tumben jani mase tiyang ngrasayang megae uli jumah.

In English:  

In Indonesian:  

In Balinese:   Jani iraga sampun nawang sami katibe duka, iraga harus bisa nyaga diri mangda sami shanti lan bagia.

In English:  

In Indonesian:  

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

In English:   Sawireh keto, Idurma kapiara, olih Irajapala,kanti matuuh dasa tiban.

In Indonesian:  

In Balinese:   Nanging lacur, I Gajah tusing nawang teken ada pangkung dalem.

In English:  

In Indonesian:  

In Balinese:   Ia nawang carane nglanting.

In English:   He knows how to swing.

In Indonesian:   Dia tahu cara berayun.

In Balinese:   Apang cai seken nawang, kai maadan I Kidang, kai raja dini.

In English:  

In Indonesian:  

In Balinese:   Apang cai nawang, I Sampi suba kalah macentok ajak kai.

In English:  

In Indonesian:   Katak, capung, burung semuanya riang bernyanyi.

In Balinese:   Sujatine ia gedeg tekening munyin I Kidang ane sumbung. “Cotot cepok gen iba suba ngaseksek, cai tusing nawang, kai ngelah upas ane meranen.

In English:  

In Indonesian:   Katak, capung, burung semuanya riang bernyanyi.

In Balinese:   Apang cai nawang, I Kidang toden taen kalah malaib.”

In English:  

In Indonesian:   Namun, kedamaian Alas Kopipahit mendadak buyar akibat perilaku buruk Kijang.

In Balinese:   Apang cai nawang, uling jani wake dadi raja Kopi Pahit.

In English:  

In Indonesian:   Namun si Ular tidak menghiraukan ajakan itu, dia fokus mengincar mangsa di depannya.

In Balinese:   Apang cai nawang, wake ane maadan I Kidang, raja di alas Kopipahit.

In English:  

In Indonesian:   Namun, kedamaian Alas Kopipahit mendadak buyar akibat perilaku buruk Kijang.

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

In English:  

In Indonesian:   I Bojog bertanya “Kak, apa yang menyebabkan kakak lari?”.

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:   Geris-geris ngerok tusing nawang bayane nibenin. “Jani ba galah melah ngejuk I Bojog Irengan,” keto kenehne I Yuyu.

In English:  

In Indonesian:   Seluruh rakyat Badrasakarana ikut merasakan kegembiraan raja, karena kera perusak taman itu sudah tidak ada lagi.

In Balinese:  

In English:  

In Indonesian:  
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In Balinese:   Sing ada ane nawang, umah sideme ngaput buah pohe.

In English:  

In Indonesian:   Suatu ketika sebiji mangga jatuh ke sungai.

In Balinese:   Nyen ané nawang idupe jani tuyuh, nyen ané nawang idupe jani kuangan pipis, nyen ané nawang idupe jani bengang bengong sing karuan, ané nawang tuah Ida Hyang Widhi Wasa.

In English:  

In Indonesian:  

In Balinese:   Iraga dadi rarama harus ngorahin bayan virus ento apang anak cerik iraga ajak makejang nawang lan bisa nyaga awakné.

In English:  

In Indonesian:  

In Balinese:   Nyén ané tusing nawang indik Covid-19 ?.

In English:  

In Indonesian:  

In Balinese:   Yen suba nawang buka keto, lan jani kenken caranne iraga makeneh.

In English:  

In Indonesian:  

In Balinese:   Sasukatne mrana Covid-19 ene nglimbak di negri Chinane, liu anak ane paling tur tusing nawang kenken pajalan ane luung apang ia selamet tur tusing kena mranane ento.

In English:  

In Indonesian:  

In Balinese:   Sasukat ngoyong jumah, liu anake ane paling tur tusing nawang lakar ngudiang jumah.

In English:  

In Indonesian:  

In Balinese:   Sambilanga ngoyong jumah, lan tusing nawang ngudiang, iraga nyidaang nyemak gae cenik-cenik anggon ngisi awak.

In English:  

In Indonesian:  

In Balinese:   Uling mara ngenah kanti kejani kondén ada sané nawang vaksin ajak ubad virusé ené.

In English:  

In Indonesian:  

In Balinese:   Yén suba makelo ngoyong di jumah, sing nawang apa buin gaé ané bisa kagaénin.

In English:  

In Indonesian:  

In Balinese:   Tusing ada ane nawang kenken pajalan idupe di gumi ane nyansan ngwayahang.

In English:  

In Indonesian:   Tidak ada yang dapat menebak bagaimana alur kehidupan di dunia yang semakin menua.

In Balinese:   Buka tatas nawang yening panembahane bakal kamranan kalaning pegat katuran.

In English:  

In Indonesian:   Sementara itu, secara niskala masyarakat hendaknya menyucikan perumahan masing-msing dan menghaturkan yadnya untuk para Buta.

In Balinese:   Patakone, yening para penelitine di Jepang suba nawang, yeh ane kone isinin tutur ayu lakar ngubah molekul-molekulne dadi anggon nyegerang awak.

In English:  

In Indonesian:  

In Balinese:   Tusing ade anake nawang penyakite buin pidan sujatine penyakite ento ilang.

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:   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:   Nyen nè sing nawang Bali?

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:  

In English:  

In Indonesian:  
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In Balinese:   Pekak suba tua tusing nawang nu keto-keto.

In English:  

In Indonesian:  

In Balinese:   Apang nawang malaksana, ngraos, tur mapineh ane melah nganutin tetuek agama.”

In English:  

In Indonesian:  

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:   Pangupa jiwa kakenehang sabilang wai

Apanga payu ngae darang nasi Boya ja ngidaang majudi Apa buin nagih melali

Nyen kapelihang teken unduke jani Unduk ane tusing ngetisin ati Tusing nawang misan teken rerama pedidi

Ulian itep magarang ngalih bati

In English:  

In Indonesian:  

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:   Sedang asyiknya burung- burung kecil mencari makan, tiba- tiba ada burung besar datang dari selatan pantai.

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

In English:  

In Indonesian:   Bulunya lebat, sayapnya lebar, matanya besar, dan sangat buas, bernama Sang Muun.

In Balinese:   Ia pules boya sangkaning tusing nawang tika, tusing nawang sesanan panjak tekening gusti.

In English:  

In Indonesian:   Sebab harimau buas dan suka menerkam binatang lainnya.

In Balinese:   Tiang tusing nawang unduk apeke viruse ento.

In English:  

In Indonesian:  

In Balinese:   Virus corona

Virus ane kadingeh tusing asing di kuping Ane teke tusing kaundang nanging mecelep nesek tusing nawang elek Mesaih care benalu ane nempel ditengah kehidupane Dadi omongan anake liu tusing kodag-kodag Mogbogin, ngusak-asik lan melog-melogin Keneh manusane sube kapengaruhin Ngubah caran idup sewai-waine Munyin sirine kadingeh kaulang-ulang Ngeraung disepanjang marga ane kalewatin Nguyut ngaenang anake inguh Ngeliakin setiap detik galahe Jeritan eling kadingeh tusing pegat-pegat Ngucur parus yeh matane kadi blabar Nakutin muah ngae zona care nareka

Harus tiang anggap apeke viruse ene?

In English:  

In Indonesian:  

In Balinese:   Wake malunan neked dini, cai ane durinan teka patutne ngalah!” saut I Sidem.

“Yih, apang cai pedas nawang nah.

In English:  

In Indonesian:   Aku pertama tiba di sini, kamu yang belakangan datang semestinya mengalah!” jawab Semut Hitam.

“Yih, agar kamu tahu ya.

In Balinese:   I Tuma ane nawang tutur Sadripu lantas mekelin suwitran anyarne apang tusing malaksana kamaruk.

In English:  

In Indonesian:   Tuma kemudian menyampaikan ajaran Sadripu agar kawan barunya itu tidak bertindak sesuka hati.

In Balinese:   Apang cai pedas nawang, tuni gelah suba nyambatang momo lan iri ati.

In English:  

In Indonesian:   Namun I Titih tinggal di sela tembok tempat tidur sang penguasa.

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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