Opakapemhowever, is the name of a traditional Banyuwangi gendhing Hasan Ali and apem a kind of small cake is commonly used to refer to a woman's vulva giving us the possibility of a reference to an intoxicating, sexy woman. Ansart et al. It is possible that the scene depicted in this gendhing may show what Kern called "the influence of Dutch usages on some classes of Javanese society", referring especially to bouts of drinking.
Using the siminym njaga 'to guard' rather than Joko gives us 'the guardian of the rainbow' who, as Ibu Nahariyah notes, is a bathing widadari, i.
A badhong, on the other hand, is a bamboo container in which rice or maize is stored. The population is just over 1. The seblang ritual, then, is offered to the village's tutelary spirit dhanyang and the ancestors. Swinging, swaying in the wind a short basket [for] its fresh bundle the time of the newlyweds the southern one describes wayang Nawang Wulang makes it proper.