Common Indonesian words

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Around 100 of the most common Indonesian words

ada

there is, there are; to have; to be

adalah (long answer)

was; were; am; is; are; to be; there was

adalah (short answer)

=

agar

in order to; in order that; so that; for

air

water; juice; liquid

akan

will; shall

akibat

result; consequence; outcome; effect; impact

anak

child

anda

you; your

antara

among; between

apa

what; which; whether; if; or

atas

for; about; according to, over, onto

bagi

for; regarding; in order to; part

bagian

part; share; fraction

bagus

good; splendid; excellent

bahkan

moreover; in fact; what is more; even; yes

bahwa

that

baik

good; fine

banyak

much; many

barang

things; goods; luggage

baru

new; fresh; only; just

beberapa

several; a few; various

begitu

like that; in that manner; such; so

belum

not yet; maybe later

benar

real; right

bersama

being together; with

besar

big; great

biasa

usual; ordinary; normal

bila

when; if

bisa (nice version)

able; capable; possible; can; may

bisa (not so nice)

poison; venom

boleh

may; can; allowed

buah

fruit; an object like a fruit; a piece

bukan

no; not; false

cara

way; manner; method

cepat

fast; quick

cukup

enough

dalam

in; on; within; into; inside

dapat

can; may; to get

dari

from; than; of; since

datang

to come

dengan

with; by

depan

upcoming; in the future; in front

di

at, on, in, to

dia (ia)

he; she; him; her; it

dilakukan

did; done; carried out; undertaken

diri

self; to stand

dulu (dahulu)

in the past

hal

situation; matter

hanya

just; only

harga

price; value

harus

must; should; have to

hati

heart; liver; emotional center

hidup

be alive; living

hingga

up to; as far as; until; border

ia (dia)

he; she; it

ingin

to desire; want;

ini

this; these; here

itu

that; those

jadi

to happen; become; to be; so; therefore; consequently

jalan

street; road; way of doing

jangan

don't; must not; can't

jauh

far; distant; far away;

jelas

clear; obvious

jika

if; when; as long as; provided that

juga

too; also; as well as; still; yet; either

jumlah

sum; total; amount; quantity; tally

juta

million

kalau

if; when; on the condition that

kali

river; time

kami

we; us; our (excluding the persons talked to)

karena

because; reason

kata

word; remark; said

ke

towards; to

kecil

little; small

kecuali

besides; except for; just

kembali

to return; you're welcome

kemudian

later on; then; subsequently

kepada

to; toward; for

kepala

head; chief

kerja

work; employment

ketika

when; while; a point in time

khusus

special; peculiar

kini

now; today

kita

us; we; our (including the listener)

ku (aku)

I, me, my

kurang

insufficient; not enough

lagi

again; another; while; during

lain

other; different

lalu

last; previous; past; then; to pass

lama

long duration; lasting; stale; old

langsung

direct; immediately

luar

out; outside; external

maka

so; then; therefore

makan

to eat

makanan

food

makin

increasingly; more and more

malam

night

mampu

able; capable; affordable

mana

which; where; how; what

masalah

question; issue; problem

masih

still; yet; as yet

masuk

to enter; go in; come in

mata

eye; source

mau

wish; want; desire

maupun

although; in spite of

melakukan

carry out; do

melalui

through; via

memang

indeed; yes; of course

memberi

to give

memberikan

to give

membuat

to build; make; produce

memiliki

to own; possess

mencari

look for

mengatakan

to say; state; remark

menjadi

to become

menurut

according to

merasa

to feel; taste; think

mereka

they; them; their

merupakan

to shape; constitute

mudah

easy; simple

mulai

start

mungkin

maybe

naik

rise; ride

namun

yet; even though; although

nanti

later; to wait; will

orang

person

pada

at; in; by; on

paling

extreme; most

perlu

have to; required; important; for; need

pernah

ever

pertama

first

pula

again; also; too

pulang

to return; go home

punya

to own; have; has

pusat

center

saat

a short time; while; during

saja

just; very; also; too

salah

a mistake; false

sama

same; similar

sambil

while; during; at the same time

sampai

until; yet; achieve

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