Glossary

bandar sarung sarong wholesaler
kelas ekonomi menengah ke bawah middle to lowe class in terms of economics
kodi two dozens
pasar grosir central market for particular commodities where buyers buy the commodities in bulk
lurik lines; a type of Javanese textile
serat benang
acapkali often
pintalan weave
rajutan
canggih sophisticated
grosiran bulked commodities
instansi pemerintah government institution
tenun weave
secercah a little
megap-megap try to catch one's breath
terpa hit by
sambar to grab
mobil boks small container trucks
kisaran approximately
mengandalkan rely on
rezeki musiman seasonal income
menggeliat to strecth, to twist
selirih
dirumahkan sent on vacation without pay
dipekerjakan be employed
UMR (upah minimum regional) regional minimum wage
rajutan knitting
karung sack
tepung terigu wheat flour
ikut-ikutan followed something or somebody, but not serious
maklun
kelihaian skill
kerap often
kemitraan bussiness partnership
pengadaan availability
bandar benang thread wholesaler
katun cotton
setara equal to
banter the most
dongkrak to jack up
daur-ulang recycle
kelas atas upper class
embel-embel mark
ngetren trend
naik daun popular
bonceng to ride
tenar popular
jongkok squat