Nyeet

  • switch from weaving a basket using saud dua to temporarily using saud besik, producing a sort of trap or loop in the pattern
  • tie using a loop, tie, tie up (hair behind head, rice, etc.), tie together in a bundle
  • snare, trick, deceive someone
  • entice (of merchants)
Media
nyeet
Kasar
Unknown [edit]
Halus
Unknown [edit]
Northern Form
Unknown [edit]

Usage Examples

Anake ento care botor, tusing akat baan nyeet.
[example 1]
That person is like a black bean. He cannot be tied up. [proverb] ‘Botor’ is a common black bean. One cannot tie up bean seeds in a bundle. This is then said of a person who is very smart and cannot be fooled. He always gets the best of you in bargaining, for example.

  1. F. Eiseman, Proverbs. 1987