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Hair-brained. (Jav. Becoming distressed, miserable, by an accident, or any unknown reason. At Batavia it has the meaning given by the Sundas, a person not knowing where and what he is about. Fr.)

Kalapa, a cocoa nut, the cocoa nut tree-Cocos nucifera. Quere, may not this fruit have its name of Kalapa from having its fruits hidden within so much husk and shell, and thus secreted, see following word. A more decidedly Polynesian name for the Cocoa nut in many of the languages of the Archipelago is Niyor. (In Kawi exists also the form Kat'lapa. Fr.)

Kalapa, a secret place; an out of the way place in the forest, or among the mountains; out of sight, see Sunda. Perhaps from the etymon lap or lěp, covered up, hidden.

Kalapa, a variety of mangga so called.

Kaiapa-chiung, name of a tree wild in the jungle; Myristica glabra, a variety of wild nutmeg but without savour.

Kalarung, overlooked, passed over by mistake.

Kalayar, Trichosanthes Pubera, a liane with a bloodred fruit, which is of size of a hens egg but not eatable.

Kaiayar-kaloyor, to go strolling about without appearing to do any business; wandering negligently about.

Kaldé, an ass. C. 114 Kaludawā, an ass. The ass is not indigenons in Java, but a few years ago the Dutch government caused a great many to be imported under the idea that they would make useful beasts of burden. The experiment failed and the animal is now again very scarce.

Kalěbu, upset, turned upside down, especially as a boat in water. (See Kalabu.)

Kaléhkér, a small worm or grub, a sort of mite or acarus which eats timber in houses, especially near the surface, and after it is well dried.

Kaléng, Tin plate, such as used for lining cases, or white-smith's work. (Batav. idem.)

Kalěng'ěr, fainted away: lost consciousness. (Batav. id.)

Kalér, the north. (Jav. Balin. idem.)

Kāli, C. 121. One of the names of Durga, the wife of Siva; see Durga.

Kali, to dig, to grub up, to turn over the ground.

Kali, time, times, periods. Datang tilu kali, he came three times. This word is also most likely of Sanscrit origin. Kali and Kaliyuga, the fourth age of the world according to the Hindus. C. 113.[1]

Kaliagé, Cudrania Pubesccns, a tall shrub with long and very sharp thorns.

Kalian, to dig, to dig at, to dig out.

Kaligung, confused in accounts; fancying that a debt is another figure than what it really is.

Kaliki, the castor oil plant, otherwise called Jarak jitun.

  1. It might be the same as kalû, a division of time, about 8 seconds. Kali to Kalû would stand as arti to Scr. artha. Fr.