Pengit

pengit

p)\it/
  • smelly, any very bad smell
  • smell of burning hair, burning garbage
Andap
pengit
Kasar
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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

Pengit-pengitan sera, gede gunane.
[example 1]
Literally: 'Sera (shrimp paste) has a very bad small but it has a big use'; refers to something or someone that has a bad appearance, but nevertheless is good or useful or important.

Yen alih aji potongan, ia mula tusing cara model. Keto masih kulitne masawang selem. Sakewala yen suba magae, Ia cager maimbuh jujur. Buka pengit-pengitan serane, gede gunane.
[example 2]
If we look at her appearance, for sure she doesn't look like a model. Her skin is rather dark as well. However, when she works, she is reliable and honest. As people say, shrimp paste smells awful but very useful.

⚙ Usage examples pulled from the Community Spaces


In Balinese:   Sekadi nak maosang pengit pengitan sera, liu mase gunane.

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In Indonesian:   Pupuk itulah akan dipergunakan untuk menyuburkan tumbuhan seperti, sayur mayur dan buah-buahan.

In Balinese:   Tiinge kagantungin sarwa ane pengit, makadi bangken celeng, sera, leluu, mis ane bengu, muah ane lenan.

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In Balinese:   Dini nu mase ade jalan ane usak, kanel listrik ane samben ngawag-ngawag, ade mase kabel listrikane melintang ngawag-ngawag, ajak ade mase di TPS Monang-maning, luune bek pesan kanti meliah ke jalan buinan bon ne pengit pesan ngae sesek di tangkahe.

In English:  

In Indonesian:  

In Balinese:   Dini nu mase ade jalan ane usak, kabel listrik nu ade samben ngawag-ngawag, ade mase kabel listrik ane melintang ngawag-ngawag, ajak di TPS Monang-Maning luune kanti meliah ke jalan buinan bon ne pengit ngaenin sesek di tangkahe.

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