Pocol

epoecol/
  • futile
  • suffer a loss
  • waste of time
Andap
pocol
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

Pocol ngaba payung, sing ujan.
There was no point in my bringing an umbrella: it didn't rain.

Beh, ten pocol adin tiange numbas.
[example 1]
Well, good thing my sister bought it.

⚙ Usage examples pulled from the Virtual Library


In Balinese:   Sing sandang cai pedih, apang tusing pocol cai nangun tapa.

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In Balinese:   Sinah tusing ada tamu ke Bali, pocol yen mukak warung tusing ada anak nelokin.

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In Balinese:   Ping telu ping pat ia ngentungang baneh, ping monto masih pocol.

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In Balinese:   Ping telu ping pat ia ngentungang baneh, ping monto masih pocol.

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In Indonesian:   Tak ada ikan tertangkap.

In Balinese:   Ida gelis mupulang panjak kelincine.

“Cai nyai ajak makejang lan bareng ngenehang naya apang nyidang ngulahin beburon gede matamulele ento uling tongose dini!” “Titiang mapinunas ring cokor i ratu mangda mapajar ring ipun beburon gede, wantah ratu dewa agung sane ngwawa genahe iriki kantos danune punika!”

Pocol rasayang gelah, paman.

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In Balinese:   “He buron gede, tanduk caine saja lanying tur lantang, nanging pocol kerana tonden mabukti cai sitengan tekening wake.

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In Indonesian:   Emosi si Kijang memuncak mendengar jawaban si Ular seperti itu. “Kurang ajar perkataanmu itu.

In Balinese:   Prabu Suradarma duka santukan pocol munduhang toya di tekore.

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In Indonesian:   Air itu tumpah, tak setetes pun tersisa.

In Balinese:   Yén kené terus makejang ba sing kuat, murid-murid SDné sané tusing nawang maca nulis jeg ngalantas tusing nawang apabuin mémé bapané inguh ngaliin gegaén ngangsan kéweh pamulaan di tegalé adep mudah masih sing ada anak meli, sampi adep mudah, celeng ubuh pocol.

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In Balinese:   Kira - kira dugas bulan Maret sekolah titiange jagi ngalaksanayang UNBK lan mendadak UNBK dibatalkan nika ngaenang titiang mamedih duaniang titiang pocol naur ujian lan ngaenang titiang liang duaning titiang lulus tanpa UNBK, yen payu UNBK nika kalaksanayang, titiang pasti polih nilai 4, 5, bahkan bisa - bisa aji 2.

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In Balinese:   Yén iba ngentinin icang dini, sing pocol Luh Ayu Manik ngaénang icang boréh.” “Cai kan suba betek maan mamahan dini, icang uling tuni nanggehang bedak layah, lega keneh cainé nepukin icang kalara-lara buka kéné.

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In Indonesian:   Saat ini aku kesulitan cari makanan.

In Balinese:   Sing pocol pekak mapitulung, aget suba makejang nyidang bakat keberang.”

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