Maybe, you have seen someone in some Asian villages, with a little red or brown thing, sticking on the side of his mouth. And when he talks to you, you noticed his mouth is blood red.
This oral "habit" is called "Makan Sireh" or Eat Sireh. It is practiced in one way or the other by all variants of Malays, Indians and ethnic races in Sabah. Tepak Sireh is a metallic container, usually from brass or copper, to keep all the accessories and ingredients of
Tepak sireh online dating sireh. To make sireh, you need to get the just matured sireh or betel leaf.
Preferably leave which is light green and pliable. On the leaf, dab a small amount of kapor or Calcium Carbonate. For a little "kick", dab a small amount of gambir with the kapor. Fold the leaf into a bitesize package.
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Next, using the caliper like knife, crimp a small slice of a betel nut. Together with the sireh package, chew it with the nut slice. For more kick, thumb a small ball of tobacco and chew along with that. Pretty soon, your saliva would turn red and you get a little bit high. You don't swallow the red juice, but
Tepak sireh online dating when it gets mouthful, spit it out very very graciously.
Eating sireh is also a ceremonial practice, like Breaking The Ice.
Tepak sireh online dating is initiated before starting a discussion about something important like for instance, engagement or wedding proposal. At other times, it is just an oral pastime among the much older generation, but not necessarily all of them. You might get to see one or two old people, chewing sireh or tobacco, very far from the city, in some remote villages or towns.
This tepak sireh is more than 50 years old, belonging to a Kadazandusun Lotud family in Tamparuli. The Tamu or weekly fair in Tamparuli is on Wednesday. You might get to see some old natives chewing sireh here. Very attractive still life image.
More depth of field would improve it. The note is excellent - very informative. If only other TE notes were even half this good!
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A good subject with some beautiful colors and a beautiful composition. The caliper like betle nut cutter, in Bengal, is called "Jaanti". South Asian countries share almost same culture. Excellent note, wonderful colors and bokeh Rabani. I'm surprised how narrow the depth of field is at that aperture.
Like John I believe the image would benefit from just a touch wider depth so that the ingredients and instruments you mention would all be sharp.
But the note itself is worth the price
Tepak sireh online dating admission, so I have no hesitation in my appreciation for this contribution you make to TE. RGatward 3: Leonie 4: Hello Rabani, Great photo This green leaf in the box is wonderful and also the pale colours of the background are very good!
Your nots is interesting! Very nice informative note. As pointed by Kausik, chewing on betel leaves or paan as it is called here is a common oral habit in India as well. Though the red stains left behind on
Tepak sireh online dating and public walls can get really ugly.
Do you face a similar problem in Malaysia? Albrecht Hi Rabani, this is a beautiful composition. Nice picture with well saturated colors.
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Fill in Flash worked quite well also. Thanks a lot for your note. This is very common to India too.
This photo from Sabah, East...
Mostly known as 'Paan', there are
Tepak sireh online dating veriety of this Betel leaf cultivated here.
Nice to have pointed
Tepak sireh online dating by Kausik and Avishek, the two Bengalis to visit your pic before me! Your shot is very Asia. This shot is very nostalgic to me, and a favorite of mine for a different reason. This box of paan reminds me of my childhood days, I used to watch my grandma, and older aunts each having their own box nicely designed metal casesI was always curious to find out what they contained: I used to have my "little" share, when mom was not aware! Recent searches
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Photographer's Note Maybe, you have seen someone in some Asian villages, with a little red or brown thing, sticking on the side of his mouth.
Critiques Translate jstewart 1: However, I would prefer that leaf cutter handle is not cut off. I like your DOF with the green leaf sharp. Rabani HMA rabani Genre: Yes More Photo Info: Original Version Date Submitted: Discussions None Create a new discussion.
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