Nunas

nuns/
  • to ask god for something you want; to pray for
Andap
nunas
Kasar
nampi
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

Tiang jagi nunas tirta penyucian.
May I be given holy water?

I Luh: Dadi sibarengan niki nangkil ka Pura Tirta Empul? Dewi: Nggih, Mbok lakar malukat tur nunas tirta penyucian.
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I Luh: What a coincident that we both are here at Tirta Empul Temple? Dewi: Yes, I am going to perform a purification and also ask for holy water.

The temple prayer of Balinese people in general consists of three parts: Pengajum

(worship to the majesty of God), ngaturang suksma (manifestation of gratefulness), and

nunas sinampura or panaksama (apology for sins).

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Titiang nunas pitulung.
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⚙ Usage examples pulled from the Virtual Library


In Balinese:   Ditu Pan Karta malaib laib tur ngomong, inggih jeron sareng sami, tiang nunas pisan ring pitulung jeron sane paicaang ring tiang.

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In Balinese:   Nasi puniki pinaka pralambang nunas kaweruhan indik widhi.

In English:   This yellow rice is called ‘nasi pradnyan’ (rice of knowledge).

In Indonesian:   Ini adalah simbol diterimanya pengetahuan rohani.

In Balinese:   Siosan saking nasi pradnyan, krama Hindune taler nunas loloh don kayu manis (Sauropus androgynus) sane madaging gendis, tasik lan asem utawi lunak.

In English:   That is why nasi pradnyan is served after one has taken holy bath and prayed.

In Indonesian:   Selain nasi pradnyan, umat Hindu juga meminum sari daun katuk (Sauropus androgynus) yang dicampur dengan gula, garam dan asam.

In Balinese:   Tatujonne mangda sang sane nunas loloh punika kaicen manah sane kukuh gumanti setata tinut ring pamargi kabecikan.

In English:   Beside nasi pradnyan, the Hindus also drink juice of sweet leaves (Sauropus androgynus) mixed with sugar, salt and tamarind.

In Indonesian:   Tujuannya adalah agar yang meminumnya diberikan kemantapan pikiran agar selalu berada di jalan kebajikan.

In Balinese:   Sayan langah krama Baline ngaryanang nasi pradnyan lan nunas loloh don kayu manis, yadiastun makakalih ajengan punika gurih tur masari.

In English:   Unfortunately, this Banyu Pinaruh tradition is now mostly done up to holy bath only.

In Indonesian:   Semakin jarang orang Bali yang membuat nasi pradnyan dan minum ramuan daun katuk.

In Balinese:   Yaning ida dane mangkin mayusa 50 tiban, indayang nunas ica mangda yusan ida danene nyantos 120 tiban yaning mikayunin nyaksiang upacara puniki ting warsa 2079.

In English:   If today you are 50, then you should pray to God so that He may give you a 120-year-old lifespan to see that massive ceremony again in 2079.

In Indonesian:   Jika saat ini Anda berusia 50 tahun, maka berdoalah agar Anda diberikan usia 120 tahun untuk bisa melihat lagi upacara Hindu terbesar di Indonesia itu di tahun 2079.

In Balinese:   I Sugih ngeling aduh-aduh katulung-tulung. “Nunas ica, nunas ica, lebang tiang!

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In Balinese:   I Sugih ngeling aduh-aduh katulung-tulung. “Nunas ica, nunas ica, lebang tiang!

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In Balinese:   I bapa lan i meme nunas ica ring Ida Bhatara mangda anake alit kapaicayang suraksa lan kasucian.

In English:   The mother and father prays to the Lord for protection and purification of the baby.

In Indonesian:   Ayah dan ibu memohon kepada Tuhan agar janin mereka diberikan perlindungan dan penyucian.

In Balinese:   Upacara Matelu Bulanan inggih punika rahina ritatkala anake alit nunas lugra ring ibu pertiwi mangda kaicen ngawit napak tanah.

In English:   The Matelu Bulanan ceremony is the time when a baby takes permission and blessing from mother Earth (Pertiwi) to start his/her maiden step on the ground.

In Indonesian:   Upacara Matelu Bulanan adalah saat bayi memohon izin kepada Ibu Bumi (Prthiwi) untuk kali pertamanya menginjak tanah.

In Balinese:   Sakewala pamuput ngandika Ida Betara Guru teken I Naga Basukih, “Nanak Bagus Naga Basukih, Aji sing ja buin lakar mialang pajalan I Nanak ka jagat Bali, nah majalan I Nanak apang melah!” Mara keto kone pangandikan Ajine, beh ngrigik kone I Naga Basukih, jog menggal-enggalan nunas mapamit ring Ida Betara Guru.

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In Balinese:   Baan isenge teken sameton, mimbuh baan dote nawang gumi Bali sing ya keto jenenga, dadi buin ngawawanin I Naga Basukih matur ring Betara Guru, “Nunas lugra Aji Agung, yening kenten antuk Aji mabaos, minab Aji ngandapang saha nandruhin kawisesan titiange.

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In Balinese:   Tatujon ipun inggih punika nunas ica ring Hyang Widhi mangda perabot utawi palinggihan punika prasida kaanggen nuju tatujon sane manut ring sasana lan agama.

In English:   Ngulapin is a simple ceremony performed before a vehicle or object is used for the first time.

In Indonesian:   Ngulapin adalah upacara sederhana yang dilakukan sebelum suatu kendaraan atau benda dipakai untuk kali pertama.

In Balinese:   Kewanten, unteng upacara ngulapin tur melaspas inggih punika upacara panyucian lan nunas pasweca.

In English:   Ngulapin is a simple ceremony performed before a vehicle or object is used for the first time.

In Indonesian:   Ngulapin adalah upacara sederhana yang dilakukan sebelum suatu kendaraan atau benda dipakai untuk kali pertama.

In Balinese:   Dudonan ipun kaduluran antuk melasti, sareng-sareng lunga ring pasisi nunas prayascitta.

In English:   The procession is preceded by melasti ceremony a few days before, where the people go to seashore for holy bath and purification.

In Indonesian:   Prosesinya didahului dengan melasti, atau pembersihan ke laut.

In Balinese:   Ring rahina puniki, krama Baline maaturan ring jineng (lumbung), nunas waranugraha ring Bhatari Sri maka dewaning padi pinaka dasaring ajeng-ajengan.

In English:   On this day, the Balinese offer prayers at their jineng (rice stockhouse, common in traditional houses), hoping for blessings from Goddess Sri as the presiding deity over foodstuffs, especially grains as basic sustenance.

In Indonesian:   Pada hari ini, masyarakat Bali memanjatkan doa di jineng (lumbung padi), memohon berkat Bhatari Sri sebagai penguasa bahan pangan, terutama padi-padian sebagai bahan makanan pokok.

In Balinese:   Sawusan matur piuning ring Bhatari Laksmi, kramane nunas lungsuran.

In English:   It is said in the Vedic Scriptures that Goddess Lakmsi is always present where there is no quarrel.

In Indonesian:   Dinyatakan dalam Kitab Suci Veda bahwa Dewi Laksmi senantiasa hadir di mana tidak ada pertengkaran.

In Balinese:   Duaning rahina puniki wantah rahina pininget Bhatari Laksmi lan Bhatara Madhusudana (Wisnu, rabin Ida nityasa), kramane nunas ica pangraksa ring artha brana miwah kaweruhan ipun.

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In Balinese:   Sugihan Bali mateges nunas karahajengan sarira miwah jiwatma.

In English:   Since the government restricted plastic bag uses, the Balinese people have started to realize the meaning of Sugihan Jawa and Bali in a more contextual way.

In Indonesian:   Sejak pemerintah melarang penggunaan kantong plastik, masyarakat Bali mulai menyadari makna Sugihan Jawa dan Bali secara lebih mendalam dan nyata.

In Balinese:   Sugihan Jawa mateges nunas karahajengan tur kasukertan jagat.

In English:   Sugihan Jawa means to pray for safety and sustainability of the nature, while Sugihan Bali means to pray for safety of the body and soul.

In Indonesian:   Sugihan Jawa berarti memohon keselamatan dan kelestarian alam, dan Sugihan Bali berarti memohon keselamatan jiwa dan raga.

In Balinese:   Nyabran Tumpek Landep, krama Baline nunas paica mangda manah ipun setata lanying, jagi kaanggen ngulati karahayuan.

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  1. BASAbali Software
  2. Sugi Lanus, "Puja Tri Sandhya: Indian Mantras Recomposed and Standardised in Bali" The Journal of Hindu Studies 2014; 7:243–272