Adat: The tradition. Customary law; manners.
Arisan: Regular social gathering where members contribute to and take turns at winning and aggregate sum of money (a kind of lottery).
Bemo: Small motorized vehicle used for public transportations.
Berugaq: Typical simple-shaped building. Usually used to relax or for meetings. A Gazebo.
Bon: A bill.
Dusun: 1. Hamlet. 2. Township. 3. Village.
Dukun: Indigenous medical practitioner, shaman.
Camat: The sub-district head.
Gotong Royong: Gotong: To lift/move from one place to another. Royong: Rhymes with Gotong and symbolizes the pluralization of the word.
Kepala Desa: Headman. Chief. Boss of a village.
Kepala Sekolah: School principal.
Lopot: Leader of the warriors.
Midang: The tradition where the boys, when they reach the age of 13-17, start to visit a lady´s house in the evening. They will bring gifts that are useful to the girls, like coffee, fried rice, sugar or fruit. On the way home they will express their feeligs in the form of lawas (metaphor). During the night they will share the exprience from the midang with their family (saling injah).
Mosalaki: (Flores) Village leader.
Ngayo: visiting other people, important when it comes to building relations. B Because of cell phones, this practice has become less common as people can just call to agree to meet. Does not require any pre-arranged meeting to go visit. During Ngayo, people often share ideas.
Ojek: A type of transport that is mainly a truck adjusted to carry passengers. Typical of the island of Flores.
Puskesmas: Local government clinic.
Rumah: House, dwelling.
Téndéh: is a word used to describe appropriate behavior of Sasak people, this is closely related to speaking the high Sasak language and being able to use the right forms of the words according to who they speak to when it comes to social rank.