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Churug, a water-fall, a cascade. A word compounded of Chai, water, and urug, to tumble down.

Churuk, the fore-finger; any finger of the hand.

Churuk bugang, the middle finger, literally the carcass finger. Also called Si Jangkung, the long chap.

Churuluk, the fruit bearing stem of the Kawung Palm tree, in contradistinction to the other fructication stem called Leungan or hand, which does not bring its fruit to perfection, but which gives abundance of toddy, which is with difficulty extracted from the Churuluk for the purpose of making Sugar. The small nuts which grow on the Churuluk stem are also known by the name of Churuluk. The Churuluk is thus most probably the female, and the lĕung'an the male part of the Palm.

Chut, the idiomatic expression of disappearing, of vanishing.

Chutak, a small division of a Country; the officer over such division.

Dachin, the Chinese steelyard for weighing pikuls, catties and tails. It is on the principle of the steelyard of Europe, but made of wood.

Dada, the breast. Dada, C. 254 the belly.

Dadak, to do any work hurriedly, to improvise, to get up on the spur of the moment. Pagawéan ari ngarah pageuh ulah di dadak, If you want strong work, do not do it hurriedly.

Dadali, called in Javanese Kedhali; a variety of swallow which collect in flocks on sunny afternoons. It roosts in caverns of limestone rock, and is often mistaken for the Kapindis or the swallow which makes the edible bird's-nests. The nest of the Dadali is not eatable. It is also different from the Walét or house swallow.

Dadampar, a stand, as a tray for tea-things, the saucer of the cup, and the like. (Also a seat).

Dadap, a tree, the Erythrina Indica. This tree is planted in Java among coffee trees for the sake of its shade ; it grows quickly from cuttings.

Dadara, said of the female young of animals which have not yet borne young. Not said of human beings. See Dara.

Dadas, clean swept away, or taken away so as to expose the bottom of anything, or lay it bare- as earth cleared away from the surface of rock. Bendungan geus dadas sakali kadasar, the dam is swept clean away to the bottom.

Dadaulatan, to venture, to make an effort, to try. To trust one's luck. Derived from the Arabic word Daulat, prosperity, welfare, fortune.


are not Derivata (Substantiva) in that language, but the real roots. For tehe sake of pronounciation is of Chumb the b dropped (it appears again in chumbu, where it is not final) and an i inserted; in churi an i is added to the naked form of the Skr. Chur. It will bw not easy to find much more such roots in the Polynesian languages, but they show, what the people of India once attempted, when they brought their language into the Archipelago. Fr.