Ngalih

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  • look for something in its expected place
  • (often implies looking for and then getting)
  • look for something or someone
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ngarereh; ngaruruh
Northern Form
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Usage Examples

Ngalih padang.
Look for and get grass for cows.

Guna: Aji kuda jani yen sampine ba kanti payu to, Pak?

Ketut: Paling liu ji..kutus. Guna: Mm, kutus..apa ne, Pak? Ketut: Kutus juta. Guna: Kutus juta. Dija biasane Pak ngadep? Ada kenene? Ketut: Ada manten ngalih..sodagar. Guna: Mm sodagare to ne ngalih sampin Pak, kenten?

Ketut: Nggih.
No translation exists for this example.

Adi: Nak ngudiang wenten pameran drika, Bli? Yoga: Nak anggonan ngalih dana lakar sumbangin dipanti asuhan ento.
[example 1]
Adi: What's the occasion for the exhibition, Brother? Yoga: The exhibition is used to raise funds for the children at that orphanage.

PROVERB: Ngalih balang, ngaba alutan.
[example 2]
Get grashoppers, bring fire. I.e. You do not collect them, but you eat them on the spot, meaning that you spend income as fast as you get it.

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Lelipi ngalih gegitik.
[example 3]
A snake that looks for a hammer. [proverb] This is said of a thief that is finally caught. Someone who does a bad thing, for example steals, often blames the bad deed on someone else. Hence he is a snake. But, in so doing, since he himself is involved, he is, in effect, sealing his own fate, because he will eventually be caught in the deception.

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Ngalih gae malu; suba ngelah ngae gegem, mara nganten.
[example 4]
Get a job first; after you have a steady job, then get married. This is rather obvious. Now see 'senduk' (record no. 113 FE), for the sequel, which is a pun used if a person wants to get married before he does have a steady job.

⚙ Usage examples pulled from the Virtual Dictionary


In Balinese:   Nangingké ia ngalih daya, apanga gegaéné aluhan.

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In Balinese:   Bes makelo Adi ngalih yeh kanti takilane bakat kalain pules.

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In Balinese:   Raris Ida Sang Prabhu ngandika, ” Ih memen cening, yen mula saja buka atur men ceninge, lautang kema tunden ia tangkil ka puri apang tawang gelah!” Sesampune wenten renteh wacanan Ida Sang Prabhu,’I Dagang nasi jek ngenggalang ngalih I Cupak teken I Grantang.

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In Balinese:   Ditu lantas I Cupak morahang teken adine. “Adi…adi Grantang mareren malu, kola kenyel tur bedak pesan, kola lakar ngalih yeh ditu di telagane. “Kasautin laut pamunyin Beline teken I Grantang, “Eda beli ditu ngalih yeh, ento anak yeh encehne I Benaru tusing dadi inem, beli, “Ningeh munyin adine keto I Cupak makesiab ngatabtab muane putih lemlem.

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In Balinese:   Kewala ngidih olas kola teken adi, tegul kola dini adi! ” Bincuh I Grantang ngalih tali anggona negul I Cupak.

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In Balinese:   Dadi tundung bapa adin kolane, dija jani alih kola adin kolane …anak kola …anak … anak kola ane mayus magae, ngudiang adin kolane tundung bapa?” Ningeh munyin I Cupake keto dadi engsek memen bapane, merasa teken dewek pelih. “Jani kola lakar ngalih adin kolane, lakar abang kola takilan!” Masepan-sepan memene ngaenang I Cupak takilan.

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In Balinese:   Ene kola ngaba takilan, jalan gagah ajak dadua. “I Cupak lantas nunden adine ngalih yeh, “Kema adi ngalih yeh, kola nongosin takilane dini. “Nyrucut I Grantang ngalih yeh.

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In Balinese:   tulungin Panca ngalih Bonta. . .!

In English:   help Panca look for Bonta. . !

In Indonesian:   bantu Panca mencari Bonta. . .!

In Balinese:   Jalan tututin pajalanne I Koni lakar ngalih!

In English:   Let's follow Koni's adventure to find it!

In Indonesian:   Yuk ikuti petualangan Koni untuk menemukannya!

In Balinese:   Apake ragane nyidaang nulungin ngalih Goma?

In English:   Can you help the puppy find her best friend Goma?

In Indonesian:   Apakah kalian dapat membantu sang anjing menemukan Goma?

In Balinese:   Apa kalih dini, Pan Meri?” keto omongne I gede selem. “Icang ngalih merin icange.

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In Balinese:   Apa kalih dini, Pan Meri?” keto omongne I gede selem.

“Icang ngalih merin icange.

In English:  

In Indonesian:   sosok besar hitam itu mendekati Pan Meri.

“Sudah petang kenapa masih juga kesana kemari?

In Balinese:   Niki wantah silih sinunggil kakawian dané sané marupa satua cutet mamurda “Ngalih Sampi Galang Bulan” sané kaambil saking cakepan “Smara Réka.”

In English:  

In Indonesian:   Pada 2016 ia mendapat hadiah Sastra Rancage atas jasa-jasanya dalam melestarikan dan mengembangkan sastra Bali Modern.

In Balinese:   Awake lakar ngalih bakal basa akejep.” Ngarod I Ketimun Mas ngeling, di tengah grobage mateteh lesung.

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In Balinese:   Nyak ngalih I Ketimun Mas?

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In Balinese:   I Lutung sedek masayuban di beten kayune, saget dingeha I Kekua nyesel iba, kene munyine, " Beh, kene lacure, masan ujan-ujan keweh pesan ngalih amah, yen makelo kene, sing buungan deweke lakar mati".

In English:  

In Indonesian:   I Lutung sedang bersantai dibawah pohon kayu, seketika di dengar berkeluh kesah, begini ucapannya "Hm, begini miskinnya hidup, musim hujan sangat sulit mencari makanan, kalau terus seperti ini, tidak batal untuk mati".

In Balinese:   Dadi tusing pesan koné ia taén maan kedis, wiréh tusing ada kedis ngalih amah krana padiné mara ngandeg beling, tondén pesu buah.

In English:   So he did not get any birds at all, considering that there were no birds looking for food because his paddy just had the ovary, the fruit had not come out yet.

In Indonesian:   Jadi ia katanya sama sekali tidak mendapatkan burung, mengingat tidak ada burung yang mencari makan karena padinya baru membentuk bakal buah, belum keluar buah.

In Balinese:   Sedek dina anune, I Sangsiah cagcag-cigcig ngalih padang, ambengan, muah don kayu ané tuh.

In English:   One day, the bird was busy going here and there looking for grass, reeds (imperata cylindrica raeusch), and dried leaves.

In Indonesian:   Pada suatu hari, si burung manyar sibuk ke sana ke mari mencari rumput, alang-alang (imperata cylindrica raeusch), serta dedaunan kering.

In Balinese:   Sawai-wai I Siap Selem ngalih amah nganti ke dauh pangkunge.

In English:   Every day black chickens forage to the west of the ravine.

In Indonesian:   Setiap hari ayam hitam mencari makan di sebelah barat jurang.

In Balinese:   Sedek dina anu I Tiwas luas ka alase, krasak krosok ngalih saang.

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In Balinese:   Saget teka sang kidang tur ngomong, “Ih Tiwas, apa kaalih ditu?” Masaut I Tiwas tur nasarin pesan, “Tiang ngalih saang teken paku.” “Lakar anggon apa ngalih paku?” Masaut I Tiwas, “Lakar anggon tiang jukut.” “Ih Tiwas, lamun nyai nyak nyeluk jit nirane, ditu ada pabaang nira teken nyai!” Ditu lantas seluka jit kidange.

In English:  

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In Balinese:   Sai-sai I Tiwas ka alase ngalih saang lakar adepa ka peken.

In English:   Every day I Tiwas went to the forest looking for firewood for sale to the market.

In Indonesian:   Setiap hari I Tiwas ke hutan mencari kayu bakar untuk dijual ke pasar.

In Balinese:   Maninne I Sugih ka umahne I Tiwas matakon, “Ih Tiwas, dije nyai maan slake liu?” Masaut I Tiwas, “Kene mbok, ibi tiang ka alase ngalih lakar jukut.

In English:  

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In Balinese:   Ditu ia krasak-krosok ngalih saang teken paku.

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In Balinese:   Ia luas ka alasé, ngalih amah-amahan ané nguda-nguda.

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In Indonesian:   Dia pergi ke hutan untuk mencari makanan.

In Balinese:   Nanging satonden ragane nyumuin mamaca buku ane nglilayang ene anggon ngalih pasautne, tegarang orahang teken tiang: Apa ngranayang ragane makeneh langite mawarna pelung?

In English:  

In Indonesian:   Tetapi sebelum kalian mulai membaca buku yang menyenangkan ini untuk mencari tahu, coba beri tahu kami: mengapa kalian berpikir bahwa langit berwarna biru?

In Balinese:   Dening sampun lami pisan Aji, titiang tan pisan naanin mapanggih sareng sameton, nika mawinan titiang nunasang mangda sueca ugi maicain titiang lunga ka tanah Bali jaga ngrereh sameton titiange sami.” Beh, mara keto kone aturne I naga Basukih, dadi di gelis Ida Betara Guru ngandika, “Uduh nanak Bagus, nah yan dadi baan Aji sampunang ja I Nanak lunga ka Bali buate lakar ngalih pasemetonan I Dewane.

In English:  

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In Balinese:   Buina yan lakar I Nanak ngalih gumi Baline, pajalane ngliwat pasih.

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In Balinese:   Payu ngrengkeng I Naga Basukih, kene kone krengkenganne I Naga Basukih, “Beh bes sanget baana I Aji melog-melog deweke, suba seken gumi Baline amul taluhe dadi mahanga lakar keweh kone deweke ngalih sameton di gumi Bali.

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In Balinese:   Yén ada gaginan ngajang tai, yadiastun di tegal pisagané pastika maan ngalih bobor.

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In Balinese:   Dina anu, Sophy makeber ngejoh uli timpal-timpalne ngalih bunga tangi ane tawah di muncuk punyan kayune lan ia kena baya.

In English:   One day, Sophy flies away from her group to seek a mysterious purple flower at the top of the tree and quickly runs into danger.

In Indonesian:   Suatu hari, Sophy terbang jauh dari kawanannya untuk mencari bunga ungu misterius di pucuk pohon dan tiba-tiba menemukan bahaya.

In Balinese:   Ditu ia bareng ngalih amah.

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In Indonesian:   Di sana ia ikut mencari makan.

In Balinese:   Jengah pesan ia nepukin ada kedis gede, bareng ngalih amah sig tongos kedise cerik-cerik.

In English:  

In Indonesian:   Sangat jengkel ia melihat ada burung besar, ikut mencari makan di tempat burung- burung kecil.

In Balinese:   Tumben tepukin tiang dini, bareng ngalih amah.

In English:  

In Indonesian:   Tumben saya lihat di sini, ikut mencari makan.

In Balinese:   Ditu liu kedise mapunduh-punduh ngalih amah.

In English:  

In Indonesian:   Di sana banyak burung berkumpul mencari makan.

In Balinese:   Sedeng itepa kedise cerik-cerik ngalih amah, saget ada kedis gede pesan teka uli delod pasih.

In English:  

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