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:: Jimbaran
:: Kuta
:: Legian
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:: Tuban
:: Ubud
:: West Bali


Speak Indonesian

Knowing a little of the Indonesian language goes along way in bartering and friendly reception.  If it seen that you have take time out to learn a little of the language the people become more receptive and even try and  teach you a few new words!

Give it a go! Indonesian is known as one of the easier languages to learn.

Greetings 
Welcome.    Selamat datang.
Good morning. Selamat pagi.
Good day. Selamat siang.
Good afternoon. Selamat sore.
Good night. Selamat malam.
Good night Selamat tidur.
 
Short Answers
Please. Silahkan
Thank you (very much). Terima kasih (banyak).
Sorry Maaf
Maybe Mungkin.
Excuse me. Permisi.
Another, one more. Satu lagi.
Good. Bagus.
Good, fine, OK. Baik.
Chit Chat
How are you? Apa kabar?
I'm fine Saya baik-baik saja.
What is your name? Siapa nama anda ?
My name is  .......   Nama saya ......
Are you married? Anda sudah menikah?
Not yet. Belum.
How old are you? Berapa umur anda ?
I'm ....... years old. Umur saya ...... tahun.
I don't understand Saya tidak mengerti. 
Do you speak English? Bisa berbicara bahasa Inggris?
I can only speak a little Indonesian. Saya hanya bisa berbicara sedikit Bahasa Indonesia.
   
Travelling
I want to go to ....  Saya mau ke .....
How many km? Berapa kilometer ?
Where is ? Dimana ?
bus : bis
train : kereta-api
ship : kapal
bicycle : sepeda
motorcycle : sepeda motor
station : stasiun
ticket : karcis
   
Time
When? : Kapan?
What time?: Jam berapa?
How many hours? : Berapa jam?
7 o'clock : jam tujuh
tomorrow/yesterday : besok/kemarin
hour : jam
day : hari
week : minggu
month : bulan
year : tahun
 
Days of the week
Monday : Hari Senin
Tuesday : Hari Selasa
Wednesday : Hari Rabu
Thursday : Hari Kamis
Friday : Hari Jum'at
Saturday : Hari Sabtu
Sunday : Hari Minggu 
   
Directions
Which way? Arah mana?
Go straight ahead. Jalan terus.
Turn left/right. Belok kiri/kanan.
here : di sini
north : utara
south : selatan
east : timur
west : barat
stop berhenti 

Finding a place to stay
Is there a room available ? Ada kamar yang kosong ?
How much does it cost per day ? Berupa biayanya sehari ? 
Does the price include breakfast ? Apa harganya termasuk makan pagi/sarapan ?
one night : satu malam
one person satu orang
bed : tempat tidur
room : kamar
bathroom : kamar mandi
soap : sabun
   
Health & Medical
doctor : dokter
hospital : rumah sakit
chemis/pharmacy : apotek
I am allergic : Saya alergi
Help! : Tolong!
I am lost. Saya kesasar.
I am ill. Saya sakit.
Call a doctor!   Panggilkan dokter!
Call an ambulance! Panggilkan ambulans! 
   
The Local Town
bank : bank
immigration : imigrasi
market : pasar
police station : kantor polisi
post office : kantor pos
public telephone  : telepon umum
Where can I cash a traveller's cheque? : Dimana saya bisa menguangkan cek perjalanan turis?
The Number System
One    Satu  
Two                Dua
Three              Tiga  
Four             Empat  
Five     Lima         
Six  Enam  
Seven Tujuh
Eight Delapan  
Nine Sembilan            
Ten Sepuluh
Twenty Dua puluh
Thirty Tiga puluh
One Hundred Seratus            
Two Hundred Dua ratus
One Thousand Seribu
Two Thousand ,etc.            Dua ribu
Million Juta         
Two Million Dua Juta
 

Food & Shopping

What is this? : Apa ini?
How much? (money)  : Berapa? (harga)
expensive : mahal
this/that : ini/itu
big/small : besar/kecil
restaurant rumah makan
food stall : warung
menu : daftar makanan
the bill : bon
glass of water : segelas air putih
fruit : buah
vegetables : sayur
rice : nasi
bread : roti tawar
noodles : mie
meat : daging
seafood : masakan laut (ikan, udang, cumi, dll.)
milk : susu
public toilet  : WC ('we se')
What is this? : Apa ini ?
street  : jalan
town : kota
village  : desa
What time does it open/close? : Jam berapa buka/tutup?
May I take photographs? : Boleh saya ambil foto?

Now go to Bali and try your now 'second language' on the locals!

 
 
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