Ngongkong

  • barking of a dog, bark like dog
Andap
ngongkong
Kasar
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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

Kuluk ngongkong, tuar ngutgut.
[example 1]
A puppy barks, but it never bites. [proverb] Said of a person who always talks very angrily and gets upset very easily, but who never actually hits anyone or starts a fight. Same as “His bark is worse than his bite.”

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⚙ Usage examples pulled from the Virtual Library


In Balinese:   Yening asune ngongkong kipek kaja, grubug sekancan burone kaja.

In English:  

In Indonesian:  

In Balinese:   Cicing borosane ngongkong galak kecag kecog nagih nyagrep. “Tuwunang iban caine, bojog Irengan sing ngelah pangundadika.

In English:  

In Indonesian:   Diam-diam I Yuyu merangkak ke atas pohon.

In Balinese:   Ri kala macelep ka tengah alase, cicinge pada ngongkong.

In English:  

In Indonesian:   Pertanda banyak hewan berkeliaran di sekitarnya.

In Balinese:   Sawatara buin molas tindakan neked di pagehan pondokne, kulukne nyagjagin tur ngongkong. “Guk, guk, guk, guk….!” Pan Koncreng maekin tur ngentungang bakpao.

In English:  

In Indonesian:   Tetapi anjing penjaga bayi itu tak seperti biasanya, bernafsu melahap makanan yang diberikan.
  1. F. Eiseman - PROVERBS, 1987