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COMMON INDONESIAN PHRASES :

good morning  in Indonesian language :  selamat pagi

thank you  in Indonesian language        :  terima kasih

hello  in Indonesian language                   :  halo

Indonesian language name                    :  Bahasa Indonesia

Handy Expression: Hati-hati

One of the uniqueness of the Indonesian language is its possession of repeated words. ‘Hati’ means the shape of a heart or a liver (the organ), whereas ‘Hati-hati’ is an expression that can be spoken in various situations. The application and meaning of ‘hati-hati’ depends on the speaker’s intention.


Situation 1


Wah. Anda membuatnya dengan sangat berhati-hati ya.

(Wow, you are making it very carefully.)


Situation 2


A : “Ini tehnya Bu. Hati-hati, masih panas.”

(Here is your tea, Ma’am. Please be careful. It is still hot.)

B: “Terima kasih, Bu.”

(Thank you, Ma’am.)


Situation 3


A: “Bu, saya pulang dulu ya. Sampai jumpa besok.”

(Ma’am, I'm going home now. See you tomorrow.)

B : “Iya, bu.. Hati-hati di jalan, ya”

(Okay, Ma’am. Take care.)


Situation 4


A: “Oh, iya. Ini dokumen yang perlu Anda bawa. Hati-hati, jangan sampai ketinggalan.”

(Here are your paperworks. Please don’t forget them.)

B: “Oh. Terima kasih, Bu.”

(Thank you, Ma’am.)


As it is reflected in each situation, situation 1 described ‘hati-hati’ as a word to point out that someone is doing an action carefully. In situation 2, ‘hati-hati’ worked as a warning expression. Situation 3 marked the use of ‘hati-hati’ as a means of care in a farewell setting. Last but not least, Situation 4 showed how ‘hati-hati’ is used to express a reminder.


More examples:


Situation 1


Lihat, dia memotong daging dengan sangat berhati-hati.

(Look, she chops the meat very carefully.)


Situation 2


A: “Hati-hati, ada banyak kubangan air di depan!”

(Watch out for puddles ahead!)

B: “Ah, benar. Terima kasih.”

(You’re right. Thank you!)


Situation 3


A: “Bolehkah saya meminjam gunting Anda?”

(May I please borrow your scissor?)

B: “Tentu saja. Hati-hati, jangan sampai hilang.”

(Sure, but please don’t lose it.)


Situation 4


A: “Terima kasih sudah mengantar saya pulang. Hati-hati di jalan!”

(Thank you for taking me home. Drive safe!)

B: “Sama-sama. Sampai bertemu lagi!”

(No problem. See you!)


Now it is all clear, isn’t it? Practice by using in different situations when you are with your Indonesian fellows.


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