Tumben

  • not for a long time, infrequently (= kapah-kapah)
  • nouveau riche, recently acquired lots of money
  • rarely: doing something for the first time
Media
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Kasar
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Northern Form
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Usage Examples

Yoga: Kenken kabare, Yu? Ayu: Becik Beli, wenten napi niki adi tumben singgah mriki?
[example 1]
Yoga: How are you, Yu? Ayu: I’m good Brother, on what occasion are you stopping by here?

Buta tumben kedat.
[example 2]
Open the eyes after being blind. [proverb] If someone who used to be blind can suddenly see, he is happy about the fact, and feels, and feels that he has discovered a whole new world. This is said about someone who used to be poor and is now rich. And it is said about someone who has only recently observed things that others have known all along. Such a person may tell all about what he has seen to those who have already seen the same thing many times themselves.

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⚙ Usage examples pulled from the Virtual Dictionary


In Balinese:   Tumben jani kai nepuk jadma buka Pan Meri.

In English:  

In Indonesian:  

In Balinese:   Tumben jani kai nepuk jadma buka Pan Meri.

In English:  

In Indonesian:   aku tidak berani, itu bukan milikku.

In Balinese:   Baan tumben buka semengane I Naga Basukih Tangkil, dadi matakon Ida Betara Guru ring putrane, “Uduh nanak Bagus, dadi tumben buka semengan I Nanak nangkilin Aji, men apa jenenga ada kabuatan I Nanak ring Aji, nah lautan I Nanak mabaos!” Keto kone pataken Ida Betara guru ring putrane I Naga Basukih.

In English:  

In Indonesian:  

In Balinese:   Tumben tepukin tiang dini, bareng ngalih amah.

In English:  

In Indonesian:   Tumben saya lihat di sini, ikut mencari makan.

In Balinese:   Tumben Tumi malali ka taman.

In English:   It’s Tumi’s first visit to the park.

In Indonesian:   Ini kali pertama Tumi pergi ke taman.
  1. BASAbali software
  2. F. Eiseman, Proverbs. 1987