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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

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Bahasa Indonesia

Bahasa Indonesia Words With Dual Meaning: "Pukul"

By now, you have learned 2 different dual meaning words in Bahasa Indonesia, including tahu and halaman.

Through learning these two words, you can expand your knowledge in vocabulary and improve your abilities in speaking the language!

For this episode, we’re going to be teaching you yet another dual meaning word.

The word is . . . “Pukul.

Have you heard of this one before? Let’s take a look at the following examples:

Pada pukul 14:00, aku bertemu dengan rekan kerjaku.”

“At 2 o’clock in the afternoon, I met with my co-workers.”

“Adik dan Kakakku sering saling pukul ketika bertengkar.”

“My younger and older sibling often hit each other when fighting.”

As you can see from the two examples above, the word pukul can be used to mean both “to hit” and “o’clock.”

For both meanings, the word is spelt and pronounced the exact same way and so to know which of the meanings of the word is being meant during a conversation all depends on the context.

For a better understanding of this, you can watch the video below!

Selamat berlatih!



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