Definition of Balinese

1. Noun. The Indonesian language of the people of Bali.

Generic synonyms: Bahasa, Bahasa Indonesia, Indonesian

Definition of Balinese

1. Noun. (uncountable) The language of Bali ¹

2. Noun. A native or inhabitant of Bali. ¹

3. Noun. A long-haired domestic cat breed. ¹

4. Adjective. Of, or relating to Bali, or its inhabitants, language etc. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Balinese

Baldwin's phosphorus
Baldy's operation
Balearic Islands
Balearic Sea
Bali tiger
Bali tigers
Balint's syndrome
Balistes vetula
Balkan Mountain Range
Balkan Mountains
Balkan Peninsula
Balkan Romani
Balkan Wars
Balkan beam
Balkan country
Balkan frame

Literary usage of Balinese

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Indonesia: Sumatra, Java, Bali, Lombok, Sulawesi by David E. Henley (2000)
"Despite all this, glimpses of an older. balinese Denpasar still gleam through. And, even in Bali, the fine arts and high culture need the patronage of the ..."

2. A Descriptive Dictionary of the Indian Islands & Adjacent Countries by John Crawfurd (1856)
"Thus, in Malay and Javanese it is nanas ; in balinese, manas ; in Madurese, lanas ; and in ... balinese ..."

3. The Prison of Weltevreden: And a Glance at the East Indian Archipelago by Walter M. Gibson (1855)
"The balinese had some hint of the misgivings of his consort, and he sought to remove his doubts; spoke of his hopes of the pleasant sail in company, ..."

4. With the Dutch in the East: An Outline of the Military Operations in Lombock by Wouter Cool (1897)
"When all had been vanquished, the balinese turned against Praja itself and this too fell into his power; and since that time the balinese rule has been ..."

5. Miscellaneous Papers Relating to Indo-China and the Indian Archipelago by Reinhold Rost (1887)
"Now we find in the purely balinese calendar, of which we shall speak shortly, divisions of 35 days or 5 weeks, which, it is true, do not now possess a ..."

6. Planet Geographyby Stephen Codrington by Stephen Codrington (2005)
"However, balinese Hinduism is mixed with traditional religious beliefs that were practised before Hinduism arrived. Traditionally, the balinese were ..."

7. The Chinese Repository by Elijah Coleman Bridgman, S. W. Williams (1834)
"tlie balinese, and with a little practice will be able to speak it himself. In the alphabet, there is some difference in the arrange- ..."

8. The Earth and Its Inhabitants by Élisée Reclus (1892)
"Mataram, where the balinese alone enjoy the privilege of riding on horseback, is a well-kept place with broad streets lined by shady banyans. ..."

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