How to use Balinese in a sentence
A general decline in culture is manifest in the Balinese.
In July 1894 a Dutch expedition landed at Ampanam, and advanced towards Mataram, the capital of the Balinese sultan, who had defied Dutch authority and refused to send the usual delegation to Batavia.
The objects of that expedition were to punish Mataram and to redress the grievances of the Sasaks whom the Balinese held in cruel subjection.
The old sultan of Mataram was captured, and he and other Balinese chiefs were exiled to different parts of the Malay Archipelago, whilst the sultan's heir fell at the hands of his warriors.
Disturbances between the Sasaks and the Lombok Balinese frequently occur.Advertisement
The Sasaks are estimated at 320,000, the Balinese at 50,000, Europeans number about 40, Chinese 300, and Arabs 170.
The coast-villages are inhabited by a mixed Malay population, Buginese, Macassars, Balinese and other races of the archipelago.
Wonderful as these stories are, one might sometimes welcome what Clifford Geertz called 'thick' descriptions of these our English equivalents of Balinese cockfights.
At California Institute of the Arts he studied ethnomusicology (Ewe drumming (Ghana ), Balinese gamelan & south Indian tala ).
This music not only embraced free-jazz but also different ethnic music such as Indian ragas and the trance-like aspect of Balinese gamelan.Advertisement
The oriental Longhair is the longhaired version of the Oriental shorthair just as the Balinese is the longhaired version of the Siamese.
The Oriental Longhair is the longhaired version of the Oriental Shorthair just as the Balinese is the longhaired version of the Siamese.
Widening our search to California, To-Pher Siamese and Balinese Cattery is located in Suisun City, near the Bay area.
The crossbreeding of Siamese cats led to many breeds including Tonkinese, Himalayan, Burmese and Balinese.
Distinctive Designs offers an exquisite bracelet set of rose quartz, handcrafted Balinese sterling silver caps and rose aurora borealis Swarovski crystals with a delicate silver hanging charm.Advertisement
With her creative and diligent direction, Joyce has established a full-service day spa that specialize sin Asian and Balinese spa therapies.
The Balinese language belongs to the same group of the Malayan class as the Javanese, Sundanese, Madurese, &c., but is as distinct from each of these as French is from Italian.
The sacred literature of the Balinese is written in the ancient Javanese or Kawi language, which appears to be better understood here than it is in Java.
Of the early history of their island the Balinese know nothing.
Among the other languages which have been reduced to writing and grammatically analysed are the Balinese, closely connected with the Javanese, the Batta (with its dialect the Toba), the Dyak and the Macassarese.Advertisement
They are Mahommedans and distinct in many other respects from the Hindu Balinese, who vanquished but could not convert them.
Balinese supremacy dated from the conquest by Agong Dahuran in the beginning of the 19th century; the union under a single raja tributary to Bali dated from 1839.
Thus ended the Balinese domination of Lombok, and the island was placed under direct Dutch-Indian control, an assistant resident being appointed at Ampanam.