Paling

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  • the greatest
  • farthest behind
  • lost sense of direction
  • said to be a result of sleeping with head toward S or W
  • eldest
Media
paling
Kasar
Unknown [edit]
Halus
Unknown [edit]
Northern Form
Unknown [edit]

Usage Examples

Guna: Ampun sue Ibu e…makarya mrada-mrada kene, Bu?

Made: Ampun. Guna: Mm. Kudang taun kira-kira? Made: Wenten dua taun. Guna: O Kenten. Akuda maan arahina, Bu?

Made: Yen nika ring proyek, yen sik Bos tiang Setiyem..paling.. nah sekitar tujuh puluh. Yen di luar wau akehan, kenten. Yen pribadi-pribadi nika akehan.
No translation exists for this example.

Buka yeh di don candunge, kenehne setata linglung, paling katungkul ngalih tutur. Gae kutang tuara ada nawang.
[example 1]
Like water on a taro’s leaf, his mind is confused, unsteady for clarity. Unknowningly his work was left unfinished.

Lek matakon, paling di margane.
[example 2]
If you are shy in asking directions you will get lost along the way. Literally: If you are shy in asking questions, you will be confused on the street, or lost on the street.

  1. Fred Eiseman
  2. Fred Eiseman Jr - Proverbs, 1987