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A DICTIONARY SUNDANESE

to the end of a horse of wood, over which the cocoanuts, when split in two, are rasped

Kukuruyuk, to crow as a cock, to coo as a dove; hence a dove is called Tikukur. Seems to have a common origin with Kukula, C. 127, a cock.

Kukus, to burn incense to heathen or imaginary divinities. To distil.

Kukut, to bring up the infant of another person; to act as parents to a helpless child. To take care of the young of any animal which has died or disappeared leaving its off-spring helpless. To foster, to nurse, to cherish.

Kula, I, the personal pronoun of the first person. It is neither the highest nor the lowest designation of self, and is thus the most general in use among equals, and conveys an idea of deference to the person addressed. The use of Aing places the speaker above the person addressed, and hiring below him. Kula, C. 132 a family, race, tribe or caste. May this word have been adopted by the Sundas as a personal pronoun, thereby designating one of the same caste or family, see Aing, and hence the idea, which it still conveys of some degree of equality, although of deference to the party addressed.

Kulak, a measure in which the priest receives the Pitrah or Labaran dues. See Pitrah. This measure ia exclusively confined to this operation; about three Kulak's are one Gantang.

Kulat, semen virile, et etiam lubricatio feminis.

Kulěm, to sleep, asleep; a very elegant and refined expression.

Kuli, a paid labourer, as contradistinguished from one who gets nothing, bat has to work feudal service; generally called throughout India- a cooly. Kuli, C. 133. hire, wages.

Kulikěn, to do any work with paid labourers.

Kulia, entire, every where. Sa kuliah dunya, the entire world. Sa kuliah jagat, through-out the whole land.

Kuliling, around, turning round and round, around and about without having any apparent occupation.

Kulilingan, to surround, to encompass, to work round.

Kulinchir, circular marks, or disposition of the hair either in man or animals. From the kulinchir natives pretend to draw omens, or form an opinion of the merits of a horse or of a buffaloe.

Kulisik, to turn the body, to get up, to arise from sleeping.

Kulisik-kulisik, moving gently or making a small noise, as of a person or animal moving stealthily.

Kulit, skin, hide, leather; bark, rind, husk, shell. Kulit jélěma, a man's skin. Kulit kěbo, a buffalce hide. Kulit asak, cooked hide- leather. Kulit kayu, bark of a tree. Kulit buwah, rind or husk of fruit. Kulit pinyu, tortoise shell.

Kulon, the west. It appears to be compounded of the word Hulu head, as Ka-hulu-an, by a familiar process is contracted into Kulon. From this we must infer that the word had its origin in Java; and it is not a little odd that the West-end of Java should