masir

English translation: like grains

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Indonesian term or phrase:masir
English translation:like grains
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20:44 Aug 27, 2001
Indonesian to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary
Indonesian term or phrase: masir
used in a poem;
bir itu ditenggak masir.
could it be a person's name?
Justine FitzGerald
Australia
Local time: 08:39
like grains
Explanation:
Drs Peter Salim's Std Indonesian-English Disctionary page 523 gives:
masir adj like grains.
Methinks this means the beer was drunk drop by drop ie like grains falling grain by grain/piece by piece into a receptaclenot unlike someone who nursed his drink...
hth
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Abd Latiff Bidin
Local time: 06:39
Grading comment
Saya seharusnya memberikan kalimat contoh lain dari syairnya, misalnya: "masir terus mimijat penyair"
"penyair menertawakan masir"
"masir tidak mau berpikir" dsb.
Apa maksudnya 'grains' ie. drops of beer itu, atau memang orang? makasih banyak
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Summary of answers provided
nafeels like grains
PDelima
nalike grains
Abd Latiff Bidin
naMasir (name)
Joel Levine
namasir
xxxA-MMI


  

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19 mins
masir


Explanation:
Masir is a person's name. In this case, the sentence means "Masir drank the beer."

xxxA-MMI
Malaysia
Local time: 06:39
Native speaker of: Malay
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1 hr
Masir (name)


Explanation:
The beer was swallowed by Masir

Joel Levine
United States
Local time: 18:39
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20 hrs
like grains


Explanation:
Drs Peter Salim's Std Indonesian-English Disctionary page 523 gives:
masir adj like grains.
Methinks this means the beer was drunk drop by drop ie like grains falling grain by grain/piece by piece into a receptaclenot unlike someone who nursed his drink...
hth

Abd Latiff Bidin
Local time: 06:39
Native speaker of: Native in MalayMalay
PRO pts in pair: 1
Grading comment
Saya seharusnya memberikan kalimat contoh lain dari syairnya, misalnya: "masir terus mimijat penyair"
"penyair menertawakan masir"
"masir tidak mau berpikir" dsb.
Apa maksudnya 'grains' ie. drops of beer itu, atau memang orang? makasih banyak
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1 day 5 hrs
feels like grains


Explanation:
Just additional comments
Whoever the person who drink the beer in that poem is feeling that the beer tastes likes grains, not smooth, meaning that he/she is not enjoying the beer as it should be. It is similar with the expression "food fells like thorn" or everything he/she eat seems to choke him/her. Although 'masir' in that poem might only to get well with the rhymes.


    kamus besar bahasa indonesia
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PDelima
Local time: 05:39
Native speaker of: Native in IndonesianIndonesian, Native in MalayMalay
PRO pts in pair: 16
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