bucuk

12:31 Jun 19, 2010
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Indonesian term or phrase: bucuk
A research in internet revealed that this name is used in İndonesian films and names. I need the meaning for aprivate research.
Hamza Gürdal


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3 +1(Java) ceremonial dish of yellow rice served in a cone shape.
ivo abdman
3bad, rotten, ugly
Asep Sugandi


  

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bad, rotten, ugly


Explanation:
The word "bucuk" is a term in Makassar (South Sulawesi), which means rotten, ugly. Originally, it actually is a call to a child, that in the culture of makassarese it is "taboo" to call a child beautiful/handsome, so they rename with the word "bucuk" as amicable nickname to the child. But through times, this meaning had shifted, the word "bucuk" then referred to describe what was considered ugly, both physically and in behavior, and today, the word turns worth more to jokes.


    Reference: http://myhaura.multiply.com/journal/item/288/Papa_bucuk
Asep Sugandi
Indonesia
Local time: 14:34
Native speaker of: Indonesian
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(Java) ceremonial dish of yellow rice served in a cone shape.


Explanation:
I'm not sure about the contexr ... kindly provide us with the real context

Bucuk (tumpeng) merupakan simbol kehidupan masyarakat yang terdiri dari berbagai lapisan. 1. Tumpeng bagian bawah, melambangkan masyarakat biasa atau rakyat ...
http://file.upi.edu/Direktori/B - FPIPS/JUR. PEND.../vi.pdf

ivo abdman
Indonesia
Local time: 14:34
Native speaker of: Native in IndonesianIndonesian

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agree  Erich Ekoputra: ceremonial yellow rice served in cone...
857 days
  -> thanks Pak Erich ...
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