On my last evening, just as the sun starts to set, I join several others from my hotel on a journey to Ulu Watu, a sea temple set above the crashing ocean not far from Bali's Nusa Dua peninsula.
It is said that Ulu Watu is a ship that wrecked on the cliffs and turned to stone.
The importance of ancient places rather than persons in clan naming finds further support in the name Watu Bala ('Prostrate Stone'), denoting an object located on the boundary of this clan's land, and possibly also in Ana Wa ('Wind People'), which reflects this group's former connection with a 'wind vent' located in their village of origin.
Three--Tiwa Feo, Koba Jawa, and Watu Bala--have been described previously.
Further encouraging results were obtained from sampling at the Pondok Watu
Prospect where an outcrop assayed 1.
The Chichewa people of Malawi refer to a person as Munthu and people as Watu.
The Black people of Africa called themselves, and any other people on earth, the Bantu, Watu or Abantu.
Two priority epithermal target areas have been identified at the Melawong and Pondok Watu
Prospects within the 4 km wide Marotiga diatreme complex.
Later, Nyerere underscored the pivotal role Kiswahili played in Tanzania's struggle in the following statement (Nyerere 1971 in Legere 2006), Lugha hii (Swahili) ya watu
wote ilikuwa na thamani kubwa sana katika juhudi za kupigania uhuru na katika kuliunganisha Taifa letu changa [this language (Swahili), a lingua franca was of great value in the struggle for independence and in unifying our young nation].
Faida ya pili, ni kwamba vyombo vya habari vitasaidia katika kufikisha habari kwa watu
wengi ambao kwa namna moja au nyingine hawajui Kiingereza (Kiango, 2002:194-5).
For instance, there is; msafara wa watu
(a procession of people), masafara wa siafu (a procession of ants) or 'msafara wa ngamia' (a procession of camels).
Uwene wangapi watu
wakwasi walo wakiwaa kama shamsi wa muluku zana za adharusi dhahabu na fedha wakhiziniye How many rich men have you seen who shone like the sun who had control of the weapons of war and stored up silver and gold Malimwengu yote yawatiile na dunia yao iwaokele, wachenda zitwa zao zilele, mato mafumbuzi wayafumbiye All the world paid them homage and world was straight and ahead For them they walked with heads held disdainfully and eyes closed in scorn.