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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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good morning  in Indonesian language

thank you  in Indonesian language       

hello  in Indonesian language               

Indonesian language name                  

:  selamat pagi

terima kasih


Bahasa Indonesia

Bahasa Indonesia Words With Dual Meaning: "Orang Tua"

By now, we have discussed many different dual meaning words in Bahasa Indonesia, including apel, tinggal,

and lewat. Now we will discuss yet another word to help you to improve your skills and knowledge in Bahasa Indonesia vocabulary.

The word for today’s episode is . . . “Orang Tua.

For a better understanding of how to use this word, take a look at the following examples:

Orang tua lebih cepat merasa lelah daripada anak muda.

Old people feel tired more quickly than young kids.”

Aku tinggal bersama dengan orang tuaku di Bandung.

I live together with my parents in Bandung.

Just like the examples above showed, the word orang tua can mean both the English word “old people” like the elderly or it can mean “parents”.

These words have the exact same spelling and pronunciation, so it is very important that you know the context where it is used to be able to tell the words apart.

For examples of the context where these words can be used, watch the video below!

Improve your knowledge of vocabulary by reading about our other dual meaning words:

Selamat berlatih!



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