Kaburo

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Inan kaburo mulun
'Kaburo' in it's natural habitat
Uat kaburo
'Kaburo' rhizome
Busak kaburo
'Kaburo' flower
Kaburo pering
Dried 'kaburo'

Pronounciation

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Alternative spellings

  • Keburo

Translations

Part of speech
noun
English
Sweet flag
Malay
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Derived Terms

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Encyclopedic info

Scientific name
Acorus calamus
Kelabit
- 'Kaburo' inah adhah sibu
- Uat nuk pangah pidang tuen nutuk, ngelamud ruyung ebpaq. Ebpaq dih rupen, koh tabat etep selangui, mey lemaii
- Baney 'kaburo' pakai meta'ut adaq. Da'at adaq ngan buen dih.
- inan 'aserone' dingih
English
- 'Kaburo' is cultivated (1)
- The dried rhizome is pounded, mixed with water and drunk as an antidote to snake bites, and as a cure for diarrhoea.(1)
- Wearing a necklace of dried 'kaburo' is believed to scare away malevolent spirits because of the smell. (1)
- Contains asarone(2)
Malay
- 'Kaburo' adalah sejenis tanaman.
- Akar yang telah dikeringkan ditumbuk dan dicampur dengan air sebelum diminum untuk menyembuhkan gigitan ular dan cirit birit.
- Adalah dipercayai bahawa bau akar 'kaburo' kering yang dipakai sebagai rantai boleh menjauhkan roh-roh jahat.
- Mengandungi "asarone".

References

  1. Ethnobotany of the Iban & Kelabit by Hanne Christensen
  2. Wikipedia:Sweet Flag