206 terms

Common Indonesian words

Around 100 of the most common Indonesian words
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there is, there are; to have; to be
ada
was; were; am; is; are; to be; there was
adalah (long answer)
=
adalah (short answer)
in order to; in order that; so that; for
agar
water; juice; liquid
air
will; shall
akan
result; consequence; outcome; effect; impact
akibat
I, me
aku
child
anak
you; your
anda
among; between
antara
what; which; whether; if; or
apa
for; about; according to, over, onto
atas
or
atau
for; regarding; in order to; part
bagi
part; share; fraction
bagian
good; splendid; excellent
bagus
moreover; in fact; what is more; even; yes
bahkan
that
bahwa
good; fine
baik
much; many
banyak
things; goods; luggage
barang
new; fresh; only; just
baru
several; a few; various
beberapa
like that; in that manner; such; so
begitu
not yet; maybe later
belum
real; right
benar
being together; with
bersama
big; great
besar
usual; ordinary; normal
biasa
when; if
bila
able; capable; possible; can; may
bisa (nice version)
poison; venom
bisa (not so nice)
may; can; allowed
boleh
fruit; an object like a fruit; a piece
buah
no; not; false
bukan
way; manner; method
cara
fast; quick
cepat
enough
cukup
in; on; within; into; inside
dalam
and
dan
can; may; to get
dapat
from; than; of; since
dari
to come
datang
with; by
dengan
upcoming; in the future; in front
depan
at, on, in, to
di
he; she; him; her; it
dia (ia)
did; done; carried out; undertaken
dilakukan
self; to stand
diri
in the past
dulu (dahulu)
situation; matter
hal
just; only
hanya
price; value
harga
day
hari
must; should; have to
harus
heart; liver; emotional center
hati
be alive; living
hidup
up to; as far as; until; border
hingga
he; she; it
ia (dia)
to desire; want;
ingin
this; these; here
ini
that; those
itu
to happen; become; to be; so; therefore; consequently
jadi
street; road; way of doing
jalan
don't; must not; can't
jangan
far; distant; far away;
jauh
clear; obvious
jelas
if; when; as long as; provided that
jika
too; also; as well as; still; yet; either
juga
sum; total; amount; quantity; tally
jumlah
million
juta
if; when; on the condition that
kalau
river; time
kali
we; us; our (excluding the persons talked to)
kami
you
kamu
because; reason
karena
word; remark; said
kata
towards; to
ke
little; small
kecil
besides; except for; just
kecuali
to return; you're welcome
kembali
later on; then; subsequently
kemudian
to; toward; for
kepada
head; chief
kepala
work; employment
kerja
when; while; a point in time
ketika
special; peculiar
khusus
now; today
kini
us; we; our (including the listener)
kita
I, me, my
ku (aku)
insufficient; not enough
kurang
again; another; while; during
lagi
other; different
lain
last; previous; past; then; to pass
lalu
long duration; lasting; stale; old
lama
direct; immediately
langsung
out; outside; external
luar
so; then; therefore
maka
to eat
makan
food
makanan
increasingly; more and more
makin
night
malam
able; capable; affordable
mampu
which; where; how; what
mana
question; issue; problem
masalah
still; yet; as yet
masih
to enter; go in; come in
masuk
eye; source
mata
wish; want; desire
mau
although; in spite of
maupun
carry out; do
melakukan
through; via
melalui
indeed; yes; of course
memang
to give
memberi
to give
memberikan
to build; make; produce
membuat
to own; possess
memiliki
look for
mencari
to say; state; remark
mengatakan
to become
menjadi
according to
menurut
to feel; taste; think
merasa
they; them; their
mereka
to shape; constitute
merupakan
easy; simple
mudah
start
mulai
maybe
mungkin
rise; ride
naik
name
nama
yet; even though; although
namun
later; to wait; will
nanti
by
oleh
person
orang
at; in; by; on
pada
extreme; most
paling
have to; required; important; for; need
perlu
ever
pernah
first
pertama
again; also; too
pula
to return; go home
pulang
to own; have; has
punya
center
pusat
a short time; while; during
saat
just; very; also; too
saja
a mistake; false
salah
same; similar
sama
while; during; at the same time
sambil
until; yet; achieve
sampai
exceedingly; very
sangat
I; me; my
saya
because; cause; since
sebab
as; like
sebagai
before
sebelum
a piece of; a; an
sebuah
a method; way
secara
while; is; are; am; average
sedang
little; not much
sedikit
soon; immediately
segera
so that
sehingga
since; from
sejak (semenjak)
very; once
sekali
although; even if
sekalipun
now
sekarang
about; approximately; surroundings
sekitar
always; invariably
selalu
during; for the duration of
selama
all; throughout
seluruh
during; while; whereas; meanwhile
sementara
all; whole
semua
self; alone
sendiri
such as; like; as if; as
seperti
often; frequently
sering
along with; together with
serta
suitable; proper; agreeable
sesuai
something; some; any
sesuatu
after
setelah
each; every
setiap
ready; prepared; finished
siap
who; whom; whose
siapa
here
sini
one; any; an; a
suatu
done
sudah
to know
tahu
no; not
tak
without
tanpa
but; still
tapi (tetapi)
already
telah
a place; room
tempat
middle; during; in process
tengah
about
tentang
regarding
terhadap
taken place
terjadi
very; too much
terlalu
included
termasuk
above mentioned; referred to
tersebut
directly; forward; through
terus
but; still; yet; however
tetapi (tapi)
to arrive; to come
tiba
no; not
tidak
high; tall
tinggi
money
uang
for; to
untuk
time; point in time; when (previous time)
waktu
namely; that is
yaitu
that; which; who
yang