Everyday Indonesian Phrases

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Everyday Indonesian Phrases

Go to Indonesian Basic Phrases for a shorter list of Indonesian phrases.

Good morning. Morning. Selamat pagi. Pagi
Good afternoon. Selamat siang
Good evening. Selamat sore
Good night. Selamat malam
Hello. Hi. Halo. Hai.
Welcome. Selamat datang
How are you? Apa kabar?
Not too well, I’m afraid. Tidak terlalu bagus
How are you getting on? Bagaimana kabarmu?
Pretty fair, thank you. And what about you? Cukup baik, dan Anda?
Fine, and how are you? Baik, dan kamu?
Not too bad. Tidak buruk
Is everything all right? Apakah semua baik-baik saja?
Are you ok? Apakah kamu baik-baik saja?
How are things? Bagaimana kabarnya?
What’s new? Apa kabar?
How is your family? Bagaimana keluargamu?
How is your mother? Bagaimana ibumu?
Are you o.k.? Apakah kamu baik-baik saja?
Fine, thanks. Baik, terimakasih
Very well. Sangat baik
Not bad. Tidak buruk
O.K. Baik
Not so good. Tiak terlalu baik
The same. Sama-sama
A bit tired. Sedikit lelah
I am busy. Saya sibuk
I am not well. Saya tidak sehat
I am happy/glad Saya senang
I am sad Saya sedih
I am hungry Saya lapar
I am thirsty Saya haus
I am sleepy Sayar mengantuk
I am scared/afraid Saya takut
I am confused Saya bingung
I am bored Saya bosan
I am sick/ill Saya sakit
And you? Dan kamu?
I am sorry to hear that. Maaf
I am happy for you. Saya senang denganmu
Is this clear? Apakah sudah jelas?
Pardon? Permisi?
I’m sorry, what did you say? Maaf, apa yang Anda katakan?
I see Saya mengerti
Am I speaking fast? Apakah saya berbicara cepat?
Do you understand me? Apakah Anda mengerti saya?
I don’t understand you. Saya tidak mengerti Anda
I understand you. Saya mengerti Anda
I quite understand you. Saya cukup mengerti Anda
I understand you quite well. Saya mengerti Anda cukup baik
I understand every word you say. Saya mengerti setiap kata yang Anda ucapkan
Yes, perfectly well. Ya, sangat baik
Speak louder, please. Berbicaralah lebih keras
Please, speak slower. Berbicaralah lebih pelan
I’m sorry, I didn’t quite catch what you said. Maaf, saya tidak mengerti apa yang Anda katakan
Write it down, please. Tolong tuliskan
Translate it. Terjemahkan
Please, say it again. Tolong ulangi
How do you say that in english? Bagaimana kata itu dalam bahasa Inggris?
We need an interpreter. Kita butuh penerjemah
We don’t need an interpreter. Kita tidak butuh penerjemah
I must be going. Saya harus pergi
Good-bye. Daag (daah)
See you soon. Sampai jumpa lagi
So long. Sampai jumpa
See you again. Sampai jumpa lagi
See you later. Sampai jumpa
Cheerio / Bye! Daag!
Good luck! Sukses!
Give my regards to.. Salam untuk..
I hope to see you soon. Saya harap kita bertemu lain kali
I’ll call you later. Saya akan meneleponmu
Have a comfortable journey! (good-bye) Selamat jalan!
Keep well! Sehat selalu!
Take care! Hati-hati!
Till we meet again. Sampai bertemu lagi (sampai jumpa lagi)
Write me. Kabari aku
Here’s my address. Ini alamat saya
Have a success! Sukses!
Sweet dreams! Mimpi indah
Be happy! Bergembiralah



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