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Meaning of "ronggeng" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD RONGGENG

Malay.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF RONGGENG

ronggeng  [ˈrɒŋɡɛŋ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF RONGGENG

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preposition
conjunction
determiner
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Ronggeng is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES RONGGENG MEAN IN ENGLISH?

ronggeng

Ronggeng

Ronggeng is a type of Javanese dance in which couples exchange poetic verses as they dance to the music of a rebab or violin and a gong. Ronggeng might be originated from Java, but also can be found in Sumatra and the Malay peninsula. Ronggeng probably has existed in Java since ancient time, the bas reliefs in Karmawibhanga section on 8th century Borobudur displays the scene of travelling entertainment troupe with musicians and female dancers. In Java, a traditional ronggeng performance features a traveling dance troupe that travels from village to village. The dance troop consists of one or several professional female dancers, accompanied by a group of musicians playing musical instruments: rebab and gong. The term "ronggeng" also applied for this female dancers. During a ronggeng performance, the female professional dancers are expected to invite some male audiences or clients to dance with them as a couple with the exchange of some tips money for the female dancer, given during or after the dance. The couple dances intimately and the female dancer might perform some movements that might be considered too erotic by standard of modesty in Javanese court etiquette.

Definition of ronggeng in the English dictionary

The definition of ronggeng in the dictionary is a Malay traditional dance.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE RONGGENG

rondavel
ronde
rondeau
rondeaux
rondel
rondelet
rondelle
rondino
rondo
rondoletto
rondure
rone
Roneo
ronepipe
ronin
ronnel
ronnie
Ronsard
ronz
ronzer

WORDS THAT END LIKE RONGGENG

banteng
eng
Gauteng
ginseng
Hua Guo Feng
Kaifeng
leng
Li Peng
Mafikeng
meng
nasi goreng
Teloekbetoeng

Synonyms and antonyms of ronggeng in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «ronggeng» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF RONGGENG

Find out the translation of ronggeng to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of ronggeng from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «ronggeng» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

ronggeng
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Ronggeng
570 millions of speakers

English

ronggeng
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ronggeng
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ronggeng
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

ronggeng
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Ronggeng
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ronggeng
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Ronggeng
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Ronggeng
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Ronggeng
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ロンゲン
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

ronggeng
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ronggeng
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ronggeng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ronggeng
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

रँगगेंग
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ronggeng
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ronggeng
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

ronggeng
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

ronggeng
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ronggeng
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

ronggeng
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

ronggeng
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

ronggeng
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

ronggeng
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of ronggeng

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «RONGGENG»

The term «ronggeng» is regularly used and occupies the 65.679 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «RONGGENG» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about ronggeng

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «RONGGENG»

Discover the use of ronggeng in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to ronggeng and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Erotic Triangles: Sundanese Dance and Masculinity in West Java
plies that the social position of the ronggeng dancer stems from the fact that these dancers externalize and allegorize what often are unadmitted dimensions of sexuality in Javanese Muslim society” (1992:197). The film relies on its viewers' ...
Henry Spiller, 2010
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Oh Boy!: Masculinities and Popular Music
Ronggeng aestheticize this contradiction by dancing and singing; a ronggeng's dancing implies submission to control, while a ronggeng's singing suggests uncontrollability. Ronggeng dance is relatively simple; one ronggeng active in the ...
Freya Jarman-Ivens, 2013
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Ronggeng
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
Noelia Penelope Greer, 2012
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Performance, Popular Culture, and Piety in Muslim Southeast Asia
By all accounts, the tradition of professional improvisational dancers (ronggeng) in Java is very old and shares symmetry with India's devadasi court dancers ( including the shared connotation of court prostitution, often noted by outsiders). 61 ...
Timothy P. Daniels, 2013
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Austronesian Soundscapes: Performing Arts in Oceania and ...
The male dancers usually move away from their ronggeng partners during the goong phrases, only to approach the ronggeng again as the goong phrase comes to an end. Most typically, the cadence involves stepping up to the ronggeng and ...
Birgit Abels, 2011
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The A to Z of Malaysia
The multiethnicity and multiculturalism of Malaysian society are occasionally likened to rojak owing to the intermixture of various sociocultural elements drawn from each ethnic and cultural group. RONGGENG. Referring to both music and ...
Ooi Keat Gin, 2010
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Historical Dictionary of Malaysia
The multiethnicity and multiculturalism of Malaysian society are occasionally likened to rojak owing to the intermixture of various sociocultural elements drawn from each ethnic and cultural group. RONGGENG. Referring to both music and ...
Ooi Keat Gin, 2009
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The Cambridge Guide to Theatre
Topeng dancers and ronggeng singers might be found as part of market-day entertainments. As these artists settled in Sunda and intermarried with Sundanese, a new hybrid of wayang ronggeng and topeng performances developed.
Martin Banham, 1995
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Articles on Dances of Indonesia, Including: Likok Pulo, ...
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Hephaestus Books, 2011
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Focus: Gamelan Music of Indonesia
The light from the oil lamp circumscribed a performance space, bounded by the darkness beyond, in which the participants—ronggeng (female singer-dancers), musicians, and the men—performed. The first part of the event was an opening ...
Henry Spiller, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «RONGGENG»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term ronggeng is used in the context of the following news items.
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Selfia Menari Ronggeng Madura
Namun kali ini, perempuan berwajah cantik ini hanya akan mempertunjukkan kemampuannya menari di acara Ronggeng Madura yang dilaksanakan, Kamis ... «Banjarmasin Post, Jul 15»
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Tjokroaminoto dan Perbaikan Citra Ronggeng
Salah satu budaya di Jawa yang dikonotasikan buruk oleh para penjajah adalah kesenian tarian berupa Tayub atau biasa disebut Ronggeng. Kesenian tarian ... «Metro TV News, May 15»
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Baju Nyi Ronggeng Amel Alvi dan Tarif Sejam Rp80 Juta
"akibat perjanjian maut dengan nyi ronggeng biosop indonesia ttv," kicau Amel saat berpose dengan baju terusan itu. Baju "Nyi Ronggeng" itu tampaknya salah ... «Rimanews, May 15»
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Ronggeng Buktikan Kekuatannya – Lamborghini Terbaik
Jakarta Pusat (MediaBNR.Com) – Sabtu ( 18/4/2015), semarak kemeriahan lomba BnR 212 Kemayoran di bilangan Jakarta Pusat makin mengukuhkan sebagai ... «Media BnR, Apr 15»
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Ternyata! Arkeolog Pernah Teliti Keberadaan Candi Ronggeng
Candi Ronggeng yang berada di Dusun Kedung Bangkong, RT 31 RW 09, Desa Sukajaya, Kecamatan Pamarican, Kabupaten Ciamis, Jawa Barat. «Harapan Rakyat Online, Apr 15»
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Terdapat Cerita Mistik, Sejarah Candi Ronggeng Ciamis Belum …
Candi Ronggeng yang berada di Dusun Kedung Bangkong, RT 31 RW 09, Desa Sukajaya, Kecamatan Pamarican, Kabupaten Ciamis, Jawa Barat. «Harapan Rakyat Online, Mar 15»
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Penulis Ronggeng Dukuh Paruk akan Berhenti Menulis?
Tiga penari lengger dari Komunitas tari Wigati Banyumas menampilkan tari tradisional khas banyumas dalam peluncuran buku audio Ronggeng Dukuh Paruk ... «Metro TV News, Mar 15»
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Ronggeng Sapu Bersih Kelas Love Bird
Penampilan yang cukup ciamik dipertunjukan Ronggeng Love Bird milik Umar, dengan durasi kerja aktiv serta ekekan yang super panjang berhasil dilantunkan ... «Media BnR, Mar 15»
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Misteri Mesin Nyi Ronggeng dan Kamar Mati di Pabrik Tjipetir
Ada mitos yang menyebar dari mulut ke mulut seputar pabrik Tjipetir di Sukabumi, Jawa Barat. Ada kisah mesin Nyi Ronggeng dan Kamar Mati di pabrik Gutta ... «Detikcom, Dec 14»
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Beberapa Warga Cari Rezeki dari Ronggeng Monyet
SEEKOR monyet sedang beratrasksi setelah diminta instrukturnya di Alun-alun kota Majalengka, Mingu (30/11/2014). Dari pergelaran ronggeng monyet kru ... «Pikiran Rakyat, Nov 14»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Ronggeng [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/ronggeng>. Jul 2019 ».
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