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A DICTIONARY SUNDANESE

Koléchér, a fiz-gig or wind-mill set near humahs or Sawahs. The natives take a great deal of interest in this play thing and are fond of having it near their growing paddy, which growing during the north - west monsoon, there is always plenty of wind to drive it.

Kolék, a small sailing prow or boat used at sea near the shore.

Kolĕk, to boil Walu, or any fruit with sugar and so make an agreeable dish.

Kolélét, another name for Karét, the Ficus Elastica who produces the Gum Elastic.

Kolombéran, a pool of water under the steps of a native house.

Kolomod, covered with mud and dirt. Dirty about the mouth from eating anything.

Kolong, the space below any object, especially when open. Imah kolong, a house built upon posts, with an open space under it. (Known at Batavia. Means commonly corner, place beneath.)

Kolong imah, the open space below a native's house which stands on posts.

Kolong méja, the open space under a table.

Kolong pĕdati, the open space under a cart.

Kolosod, slipped or glided down. Descenling with impetus.

Kolot, old; ripe, mature, strong in substance, not diluted; become consistent, used up, expended. Baris kolot, of the number or quality of old men; the elders. Buwah na geus kolot, the fruit is ripe, of full age, mature. Tahĕuran gula gĕus kolot the boiling of sugar has got consistence. Paré na duwit na kolot his paddy and money are expended.

Kolotkĕn, to shove in up to the hilt; to insert anything still further into its place; to shove an implement still deeper in. To expend, to use up.

Kolotok, a wooden bell hung to the neck of a buffaloe, by the sound of which it can easily be traced in the jungle.

Komboi, hairy, having long shaggy hair, as an animal. Hanging in a fringe.

Kombong, a bed chamber, a place of retirement.

Kombongan, an enclosure made with nets &c in a river; an opening is left, and a man on watch shuts this opening, by pulling up a bit of net, which has hitherto laid upon the ground, as soon as he perceives any fish stray into the enclosure.

Komĕd, I d'ont know, without my knowledge.

Komo, the more, more especially; said of anything which is beyond one's reach or controul. Aing to bisa, sia komo I am not able, what chance have you. Komo tĕuyn mĕunang, It is quite out of the question my getting it.

Kompa, a water wheel for turning a mill. Probably a corruption of the Dutch word Pomp, pump.

Kompés, to examine in order to elicit evidence or the truth, to cross question, to take to task. To inveigle in conversation.

Komprang, said of trousers. Chĕlana komprang, long and wide trousers reaching to the ankles, such as worn by Europeans. (Used at Batavia, also by natives.)

Kondang, a variety of fig-tree. Ficus Subracemosa.