Ngayah

  • help, work for public or feudal lord (usually used to refer to contributing one's help, work, or service in connecetion with a temple ceremony)
  • sometimes shouted by babuten as they stab themselves in front of the Barong
  • work without pay, contribute work, (temple)
  • do unpaid service
Media
ngayah
Kasar
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Halus
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Northern Form
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Usage Examples

...sarahina kenten manten anun tiang..maadolan manten, sareng ngayah-ngayah yen wenten kenten di pura nika, wenten upacara...
[example 1]
...everyday I... work as a grocer, with the occasional community works at the temple, when there are ceremonies...

Ayah-ayah sane katurang minakadi ngayah majejaitan, ngwastranin palinggih, miwah parikrama ayah-ayahan sane tiosan.
Among those volunteering works performed are majejaitan (making offerings from young coconut leaves), decorating the shrines, and any common volunteering works.

Udeng utawi destar pinaka ceciren krama Bali lan krama magama Hindu di Bali. Udeng kaanggen rikala ngayah adat lan ka pura. Udeng malecir kaanggen olih krama biasa, udeng masongko ceciren pamangku.
[example 2]
An udeng (Balinese) or destar (Indonesian) is a distinctive feature of Balinese people and of those Balinese whose religion is Hindu. An udeng is worn when undertaking volunteer work (ngayah) for the benefit of the community or when going to a temple. An udeng with its front part protruding is worn by ordinary people while an udeng in the shape of a turban is worn by pamangku (priests in the temple ... not priests from the Brahman caste).

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⚙ Usage examples pulled from the Virtual Library


In Balinese:   Para yowanane, anake lingsir, lan makeh panditane ngayah nyabran rahina.

In English:   Beautiful curved penjors are installed everywhere.

In Indonesian:   Anak-anak muda, orang tua dan puluhan pendeta bertugas bergiliran setiap hari.

In Balinese:   Dane taler dahat teleb ring kahanan budaya sosial, maka pamucuk ngwangun Forum Perempuan Mitra Kasih Bali lan Kelompok Tulus Ngayah.

In English:  

In Indonesian:   Dia juga aktif dalam aktifitas budaya sosial, pendiri Forum Perempuan Mitra Kasih Bali dan Kelompok Tulus Ngayah.

In Balinese:   Ditu di pasraman Jero Dukuh, cening mlajah sambilang ngayah”.

“Plajahin cening matingkah,ngomong muah mapineh.

In English:   Ditu di pasraman Jero Dukuh, cening mlajah sambilang ngayah”.

“Plajahin cening matingkah,ngomong muah mapineh.

In Indonesian:  

In Balinese:   Kacarita jani I Durma suba ngayah, malajah di pesraman Jero Dukuhe.

In English:   Kacarita jani I Durma suba ngayah, malajah di pesraman Jero Dukuhe.

In Indonesian:  

In Balinese:   Sané mangkin, ngayah dados pengawas SD/MI Kecamatan Klungkung.

In English:  

In Indonesian:   Bali (2000) syang diselenggarakan oleh Paramasastra Bali, Jayanti I Guru Berprestasi Kab.

In Balinese:   Dané nyurat nganggén basa Indonesia lan basa Inggris, taler dané madué blog indik makudang-kudang topik, taler kawedar ring The Huffungton Post, lan situs web ubudnowandthen.com sane kaanggén sarana ngayah ring genah palekadan dané ring Ubud.

In English:   He has also moderated panel sessions and conducted public interviews at the Ubud Writers and Readers Festival which is now an annual event of international repute.

In Indonesian:   Ia menulis dalam bahasa Indonesia dan Inggris, serta memiliki blog tentang berbagai topik, termasuk untuk the Huffington Post, dan situs web ubudnowandthen.com yang ia dedikasikan untuk kampung halamannya, Ubud.

In Balinese:   Ring makasami kramane sane rauh, wenten aratus-ratus anak lanang lan wantah sasur anak istri sane kapaica nyarengin ngayah ring Siat Sampian.

In English:   Among all who attend the ceremony, there are hundreds of men and only 35 women chosen as participants through a sacred ceremony called mapekeling.

In Indonesian:   Di antara semua yang hadir, ada ratusan laki-laki dan hanya sekitar 35 perempuan yang dipilih melalui prosesi ritual mapekeling untuk melaksanakan prosesi ini.

In Balinese:   Anak istri sane kapaica ngayah kasengguh Jero Permas, tur sane lanang kasengguh Jero Parekan.

In English:   Each contestant tries to strike each other by Sampian, a round-shaped ornament made of yellow coconut leaves.

In Indonesian:   Masing-masing peserta berusaha memukul lawannya dengan jalinan janur yang disebut sampian sebanyak tiga kali.
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