Example sentences for: dayak

How can you use “dayak” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • His counter-attack with Dayak warriors drove the Chinese out of Bau and across the Sarawak border.

  • Dayak Day: Bidayuh and Iban get together for round after round of palm toddy, rice wine, and other jollities.

  • He brought Dayak leaders onto his ruling council but favored the time-honored colonial practice of divide-and-rule by pitting one tribe against another to keep the peace.

  • Sarawak’s coast and jungle interior were controlled by the Iban — Sea Dayak pirates and Land Dayak slash-and-burn farmers.

  • Among the Dayak of 19 th -century Borneo, women would surround a returning warrior, singing songs of praise, while the head of one of his victims sat nearby on a decorative brass tray.

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