Uma Lengge, a House that Change Into Barn


Uma Lengge is a traditional house that usually used as a barn. Etymologically, Uma Lengge come from two words, Uma or house and Lengge means conical.

Uma Lengge structure is cone form, with 5 to 7 m tall. It has 4 wood pillars, alang-alang roof that cover three-quarter of the house, and one entry door under the roof. The floor is made from pinang tree wood and coconut wood.

Uma Lengge is divided into three stories. The first story function as a place to welcoming guess and also traditional ceremony. The second stories is the place for sleep and also the kitchen, while the third stories is used as a barn.

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