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stabbing the body with krisses or knives &c, but which are merely clever sleights of hand. These games are mostly practised by men who pretend to be great proficients in the knowledge of the Mohammedan religion, and thereby to have attained their skill.

Gĕdég, a flooring of split bambus wattled together, and used in any way on bridges, ferries, any passage or road &c. &c.

Gédéng, a bundle of paddy consisting of two smaller bundles tied together and of a certain weight. The most usual size is of 16 catties weight. Each half of this gendeng weighs 8 catties and is called Sapochong.

Gédéng, steep, precipitous.

Gédéngĕun, on the side of, near the side. Said of men of high birth. When said of common people it is gigirĕun.

Gĕdĕr, the noise of a quarrelsome dispute; a continuous noise.

Gédér, startled, frightened, discomposed.

Gĕdig, a big chap, a big person; any person or thing which is large and makes much pretension.

Gédog, to shake together, to joggle together, as grain or any other loose material in a basket or measure.

Gědogan, a stall for a horse, a native stable which consists of a kind of cage under a roof, into which a horse is turned in loose and then barred in.

Gédong, a mansion, a great man'shouse; the houses of Europeans are called Gědongs, especially in the country. Gědong Běchara the Town Hall the Mension House, where public business is conducted.

Gědor, to strike, to hit, to hammer at; to strike with a heavy mallet

Gědubus, to put a man to work to pay off his debt by his labour.

Gědug, occurs as a name as Gědug Leng'ur- a designation of some ancient Mythological character. It is not otherwise heard in Sunda. Gericke's Javanese Dictionary gives- Gědug, in order that, entirely; the extreme, the last; and Gěgědug, the pre-eminent, the first in rank; chief, leader. Lěngur has not been traced. Friederich.

Gěduk, shaking, agitated; thumping on the ground or on any other object.

Gěgading, the horizontal bars in a wooden building, to which are nailed the planks or attached the bambu pagars. Gading-gading in Malay are the floor timbers of a ship.

Gěgah, mighty, valliant, spirited, full of activity as a young horse &c. active and pleased.

Gěgandén, a mallet, a large hammer made entirely of wood. A maul.

Gěgandět, a mark as of a cut or notch. A ridge or impediment See Gandět.

Gěgasah, to rub the body against any object, as a tree, a wall &c. Said of a horse or animal which rubs itself against a tree, a post or the like.

Gěgědén, Big folks, great people. Derived from Gědé, great.

Gěgěl, to bite, to layhold of with the teeth; also to lay hold of in general.