Indonesian Beginners Book 01

Created by Dianne_Shoebridge Teacher

Vocabulary from Open High School Indonesian Beginners booklet on Making Contact (Berkenalan)

Bacalah!

Read!

Tulislah!

Write!

Dengarkanlah!

Listen!

Bicarakanlah!

Speak!

Kamus

Dictionary

kedatangan

arrival

baik-baik saja

just fine

kenalkan, ini

let me introduce, this is

silakan

please (when asking someone to do something pleasant or for their own benefit)

masuk

enter, come in, go in

selamat pagi

good morning

Pak

sir (respectful term of address to an adult male)

Apa kabar?

How are you? (A greeting used in a more formal situation or after a long absence.)

ini

this (is)

selamat datang

welcome

di

in, at, on

terima kasih

thank you

pagi

dawn (from about 6.00 am) until about 11.30 am

siang

11.30 am - 3.30 pm approximately

sore

3.30 pm - dark (6/00 pm)

malam

after dark

hai

hi, hello (an informal greeting)

saya

I, my

baiklah

OK

bagus sekali

very good

nama saya

my name is

bagus

fine, good

kosong

zero

tiga

three

empat

four

tujuh

seven

delapan

eight

sembilan

nine

sepuluh

ten

terus

go on, continue

sampai

until

bertemu

meet

sampai bertemu

until we meet (an informal farewell)

makan siang

lunch

sudah

already

meja

table

namanya

its name

opor ayam

chicken cooked in spicy coconut milk

enak

tasty, delicious

sekali

very

kabar baik

well

warung

street stall

Bioskop

cinema

Pasar malam

night market

ayo

come on

mari

let's

kita

we, us, our (includes the person being spoken to)

ke

to (a place)

pasar

market

nanti

later

nanti + time of day

time of day in future

nanti malam

tonight

nanti sore

this afternoon

kami

we, us, our (excludes the person being spoken to)

ikut

follow, join in

sampai nanti

until later (see you later)

juga

also; too

nasi

cooked rice

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