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Kalong

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Kalong a.k.a. Saeroen was an Indonesian journalist and screenwriter. Born in Yogyakarta, he became a journalist after a time working at a railway station. By the mid-1930s he had established the daily Pemandangan with Raden Hajji Djunaedi and was writing editorials with the pen name Kampret. When the paper was dissolved, Saeroen drifted into the film industry as a writer, making his debut with Albert Balink's Terang Boelan. Much of his later life was spent working with several minor publications.

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  1. Kalong a.k.a. Dimbong Language: Kaalong, also known as Dimbong, is a nearly extinct Bantu language of Cameroon. Speakers have shifted to Bafia.
  2. Kalong a.k.a. Kelon Language: Kelon, or Klon, is a Papuan language of the western tip of Alor Island in the Alor archipelago of Indonesia.

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Google previewThe Hidden Force (1990)

by Louis Couperus, E. M. Beekman

A kalong is a large bat that feeds on fruit. It is common in the archipelago. It belongs to the Pteropus, also known popularly as "flying dogs." It is brown and has a wing- spread of nearly five feet. During the day the kalongs hang in large ...

Google previewBrehm's Life of animals

by A.E. Brehm

The Kalong is a native of the Indian islands, especially Java, Sumatra, Ban d a an d Timor ; living either in large forests or in the groves of fruit trees which surround all the Javanese villages. Occasionally these Bats cover the branches in such ...

Google previewUniversal dictionary of the English language (1898)

a new and original work presenting ... every word in the English language ... and an exhaustive encyclopaedia of all the arts and sciences by Robert Hunter, Charles Morris

The Great Kalong is a large frugivorous bat, inhabiting Java, bumatra, and other eastern islands, and perhaps Malacca aud the Philippine Islands. It is Lrger than tlie allied Indian fruit-twit, being fourteen Inches long aud four feet in expanse of ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedic Dictionary (1885)

A New & Original Work of Reference to All the Words in the English Language, with a Full Account of Their Origin, Meaning, Pronunciation, & Use

The Great Kalong is a large frugivorous bat, inhabiting Java, Sumatra, and other eastern islands, and perhaps Malacca aud the Philippine Islands. It is larger than the allied Indian fruit-bat, being fourteen inches long and four feet in expanse of ...

Google previewLloyd's Encyclopædic dictionary (1895)

by Robert Hunter

The Great Kalong is a large frugivorous bat, bsv- habiting Java, Sumatra, and other eastern islands, and perhaps Malacca and the Philippine Islands. It is larger than the allied Indian fruit-bat, being fourteen inches long and four feet in expanse ...

Google previewUniversal Dictionary of the English Language: Ine-Rhe (1897)

by Robert Hunter, Charles Morris

The Great Kalong is a large frugivorous bat, inhabiting Java, Sumatra, and other eastern islands, and perhaps Malacca and the Philippine Islands. It is hirger than the allied Indian fruit-bat, being fourteen inches long and four feet in expanse of ...

Google previewGrand Illustrated Encyclopedia of Animated Nature (1855)

Embracing a Full Description of the Different Races of Men, and of the Characteristic Habits and Modes of Life of the Various Beasts, Birds, Fishes, Insects, Reptiles, and Microscopic Animalcula of the Globe. Being a Complete History of the Animal Kingdom by John Frost

Kalong. The Splendid Horseshoe Bat is a native of Java. The Amboyna Bat, or Flyng-fox, is found in India and Amboyna. It is of large size, and greatly resembles the Kalong, which is the largest species of the genus that has been hitherto ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Malaysia (2009)

by Ooi Keat Gin

NINGKAN, STEPHEN KALONG (1920–1997). Born in Sarawak of Sino–Iban parents, Stephen Kalong Ningkan was the first and thus far only state chief minister to be constitutionally removed from office. Ningkan was Sarawak's first chief ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana; Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge on an Original Plan Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings Edited by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose (1845)

Mixed sciences, vol. 5

Pteropus Javanicus Kalong or Java Roussette. Family. Leafless-nosed Bats. Molossus velox. Family. Leaf-nosed Bats. Phyllostoma spectrum Vampire or Spectre Bat. III. ORDER. Family. Erinaceus Europaaus Sorex araneus Tnlpa Europma ...

Google previewWiley-Blackwell Student Dictionary of Human Evolution (2015)

by Bernard Wood

kalong eccentricity cycle, which has been the dominant cyclical signal affecting the Earth's global climate for close to a million years, has a strong influence on insolation at high latitudes. (L. eccentricus = not having the same center.) ...

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Video shows what kalong means. A fruit bat, especially the Indian edible fruit bat (Pteropus edulis).. Kalong Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio ...

Scrabble value of K5A1L1O1N1G2

The value of this 6-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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