lontar


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Noun1.lontar - tall fan palm of Africa and India and Malaysia yielding a hard wood and sweet sap that is a source of palm wine and sugar; leaves used for thatching and weaving
fan palm - palm having palmate or fan-shaped leaves
bassine - coarse leaf fiber from palmyra palms used in making brushes and brooms
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60) is kept in a bag on which is written in Balinese Puniki lontar, Wwarggasari, manyge ritatkala, pihodalan rin pura (spelling as in the catalogue) 'This is the Iontar Wargasari to be used during a piodalan in the temple'.
To compile knowledge about sacred sites and areas in and around Benoa Bay, Forbali set up a student research team that consulted lontar (palm leaf manuscript) experts and conducted six months of field research in the villages around the bay, talking to village priests, adat figures and spiritual leaders.
Tulis is an Austronesian root which developed into the Malay tulisan, writing, (50) a significance related to the sharpened implement which was used for scratching letters into the leaves of the lontar palm.
In addition to inheriting his father's profession, he also passed down his Lontar scribes, which are collections of thin palm leaves tied together with cotton string, inscribed with medicinal recipes, diagnoses and other ancient wisdoms written in Kawi, an old Javanese language still used in traditional arts and during ceremonies.
The Lontar Anthology of Indonesian Short Stories is a two-volume collection of 106 stories that serves as a literary survey of the literature emerging from the time period between pre-independence Indonesia up to the turn of the millennium.
Natural fiber of lontar fruit (Borassus flabellifer) is one of those potentials which are produced from plant that thrives in the region of East Nusa Tenggara.
Nagara-Kertagama, (G) the lontar (coconut leaf) chronicle that describes the Javanese Majapahit kingdom in the 14th century was, interestingly enough, discovered within the kraton (palace) of Cakranegara.
Bernard SELLATO, Ph.D., is a senior researcher (emeritus), Centre Asie du Sud-Est (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, & Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales), PSL Research University, Paris, and the editor of Plaited Arts from the Borneo Rainforest, 2012 (Jakarta: The Lontar Foundation; Singapore: NUS Press; Copenhagen: NIAS Press; Honolulu: University of Hawai'i Press; 536 p., 1,260 illustrations).
By September 2013, the power generating plants already built and have been operational under the first 10,000 MW crash program include PLTU Labuan (2x300 MW), PLTU Suralaya Units 8 (625 MW), PLTU Indramayu (3x330 MW), PLTU Lontar (3x315 MW), PLTU Rembang (2x315 MW), PLTU Paiton Units 9 (660 MW) and PLTU Pacitan (2x315 MW) in Java ; and PLTU Asam-Asam (2x65 MW), PLTU Barru (2x50 MW), PLTU Amurang (2x25 MW), PLTU Kendari (1x10 MW) and PLTU Tanjung Balai Karimun Units 2 (1x7 MW) outside Java including in Sumatra and Kalimantan.
One of the hands holds prayer beads (aksamala) symbolic of the unending process of learning and another one holds a manuscript or "lontar" depicting source of knowledge.