I Putu Suja mapi-mapi nuturin tur ngajahin timpalne ane suba dueg mamaca aksara Bali. Saja buka ngajahin bebeke nglangi.[example 1]
I Putu Suja pretended to explain and teach his friend who was already well versed in Balinese alphabets. It's like teaching swimming to a duck.
⚙ Usage examples pulled from the Virtual Library
In Balinese: Sebeneh-beneh anak nuturin katampi jelek.
In English: Because of its unfulfilled wishes, the bird was sad alone.
In Indonesian: Sebenar-benarnya orang menasihati diterimanya buruk.
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