- play the traditional drum (kendang)
- to hit with the flat of the palm (but not hit any other way)
[PROVERB] Sayang-sayang pamuputne masih gupeka.[example 1]
[Literally] Loving a drum, but finally it still is hit. You love a drum, but your continue to hit it. A drum hangs around your neck, but, eventhough you like it, you hit it. This is like a woman who loves a man, who is always hanging around her neck. However, eventhough she may love him, she bosses him around and hits him.
- F. Eiseman - PROVERBS, 1987