Sambuk

  • coarse, fibrous covering of the coconut (Noun)
  • surrounded by five segehans to make smoke for usual offering to butakala, for example at Kajeng Kliwon, and for certain other ceremonies such as makalan-kalan offering. Commercial incense sticks, dupa, are now often substituted for sambuk takepan
  • offering of two pieces of coconut husk, crossed over each other with concave sides together and fire placed inside between them at the point of overlap (Noun)
Andap
sambuk
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

Sambk luwung anggon manggang be pasih.
[example 1]
Coconut husk is a good fuel for grilling fish.

Liep-liep baleman sambuk; mara upinin ngrepet.
[example 2]
Glowing charcoal that is almost out; if you blow on it it will make a crackling noise and light up. [proverb] Liep-liep means dull or with apparently very little life. If you blow on glowing charcoal, it will blaze up into a fire. Said of someone who does not talk much usually. But, if you talk to him and start him going, he will keep on talking without stopping. This expression is also used to refer to a person who looks calm and shy, but who really is not; and when nobody is looking he “blows on himself” and flames up into a person who does talk a lot and is more extroverted.

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  1. Fred Eiseman, How Balinese People Express Ideas, 2010.
  2. F. Eiseman - PROVERBS, 1987