• play the traditional drum (kendang)
  • to hit with the flat of the palm (but not hit any other way)
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Northern Form
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Usage Examples

[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.

  1. F. Eiseman - PROVERBS, 1987