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"Air. Tanah. Api. Udara."

Translation:Water. Earth. Fire. Air.

September 10, 2018

16 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/M.Ari.K

Only the avatar, master of all four elements can stop them.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CalvinSusanto

tetapi ketika dunia membutuhkannya, dia menghilang.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/FaizalZahid

Avatar: Pelengkung Udara Terakhir


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/joeldipops

Setelah seratus tahun, Kakak dan saya menemukan Avatar baru - Pelengkung Udara bernama Aang.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Alisasky

This is exactly remind me of something ..


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Alim988845

Hanya Avatar yang bisa menguasai keempat elemen


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/35jmc

Why Tanah as "land" is wrong?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/joeldipops

Literally, it's not wrong, but contextually, "Earth" is the clear choice. Still I'd be comfortable with land being an acceptable alternative. Report it and see.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Panca419995

Earth without context is bound to be understood as "world"


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/joeldipops

The context is it's a "four elements" type thing, wherein it's usually called "earth". Although Pokemon does have a "Ground" type instead...


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JamesTWils

Would Indonesians have recognized these four Greek elements or the Chinese five?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/gabrieltambahani

Both of them, i suppose


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JamesTWils

They were a sort of borderland in that way. How wonderfully interesting.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/lieryan

As far as I know, Indonesians don't have a native "classical elements" concept, though we'd recognise both of these.

Indonesians would have recognised Chinese five elements since Indonesian have a much longer history with China since the ancient times. The influence likely come together with Buddhism, so the Five Elements is probably more ingrained into certain parts of Indonesian culture especially those that still have strong Hinduism/Buddhism influence.

Europeans came to Indonesia a bit later and also brought in their culture and religion, but at this point the classical Four Elements are also losing popularity in the then-contemporary European culture as this was during the dawn of scientific revolution; so I don't think it ingrained as strongly on Indonesian culture either. Though we'd still recognize Four Elements as classical Greek, though in this case it's less spiritual and more in the theatrical/academic sense.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JamesTWils

That's quite interesting. The reason I asked really was that I wondered whether the Classical four elements came with Islam. Indian influence is older, of course, but I don't know whether they had a concept of elements, like the Greeks and Chinese.

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