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"SELAMAT PAGI" : "GOOD MORNING" in Indonesian Language. LEARN BASIC BAHASA INDONESIA IN JAKARTA OR ONLINE, with Language Studies Indonesia.

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COMMON INDONESIAN PHRASES :

good morning  in Indonesian language

thank you  in Indonesian language       

hello  in Indonesian language               

Indonesian language name                  

:  selamat pagi

terima kasih

halo

Bahasa Indonesia

'ketemu'


Vernacular ('Slang') Indonesian

It is not uncommon to hear Indonesians use 'ketemu' for 'to meet.'

But 'ketemu' is actually a vernacular form of 'bertemu.'

If you want to say, "I met Anita yesterday" :

You should say, "Saya bertemu Anita kemarin." (correct)

NOT, "Saya ketemu Anita kemarin." (incorrect).

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