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Glossary
1)
unjuk rasa = demonstration
lonjakan harga = sharply increasing prices
aksi keprihatinan = solidarity action
membumi = down to earth
yel-yel = chant
aksi nyata = real action
pasar murah = cheap market
spanduk-spanduk = banners
dibentang = spread out
kepalan tangan = tight fist
urat leher yang menegang = strained neck
berjajar rapi = neatly lined
2)
antrean = queue
kelurahan = sub-district
kawasan = area
berbanjar = in rows
diatapi = covered by a tent
menggendong = carry (a child) astraddle
seraya = sambil (Ind.)
ngerumpi = chatting
3)
berseri-seri
= beaming face
bahan pokok = daily necessity
pasokan = supply
Dolog = depot logistik = logistical depo
cekatan = adroit, deft, adept
bahu-membahu = shoulder to shoulder
kemasan = packaging
terlayani = served
Jabar = Jawa Barat = West Java
4)
harga sedikit miring
= slightly cheaper price
disosoh = cleaned rice
kedai-kedai = kiosks
lebih enteng (harganya) = cheaper (price)
5)
melarikan
= drive quickly
jip bak terbuka(nya) = truck
menenangkan = menyabarkan = calm someone down
bermandi peluh = soaking sweat
tersengat (matahari) = stung by sunlight
6)
membubung
= getting out of reach
7)
gagasan
= idea
menggelar = organize
mencuat = sticking out
aksi turun ke jalan = demonstration on the street
mempan = be effective
meredam = muffle
sembilan bahan pokok (sembako) = nine daily neccessity
kesediaan = willingness
8)
hasrat
= keinginan (Ind.)
dana awal = initial capital
menalangi = extend some credit
terpaku = fixed, unflexible
gratisan = for free
9)
seraya
= sambil (Ind.)
10)
terbilang jitu
= considered effective
pemukiman kumuh = slum area
masyarakat kelas menengah ke bawah = lower middle class people
11)
dana talangan
= initial credit
saham = share
dihimpun = collected
12)
diminimalisir
= minimalized
operasi pasar = marketing operation (to keep the prices low)

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