- recall the pun in which one says he is telung dasa lima (35 = pasasur) if he is out of breath and panting, implying ngangsur.
- pant: breathe rapidly
- pay on installments
- do something little by little: able to play flute with out stopping by taking short breaths
- panting, breathing rapidly
Dugase menek gunung ento, angkihan tiange matelung dasa lima.[example 1]
After climbing that mountain my breath is 35.
35 is ‘pesasur’.Ngangsur (angsur) means to pant. (see definition iv)
- F. Eiseman, Proverbs. 1987