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

Speak Indonesian

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

HOW TO SPEAK LIKE NATIVE INDONESIAN | “SEBENTAR & LUMAYAN”

After having learned several particles and idioms in Bahasa Indonesia, we still have another way to help you speak like native Indonesian. In this episode, we will show you words that are usually used by Indonesians which are “sebentar” and “lumayan”. Understanding these words will boost your confidence in speaking Bahasa Indonesia. Let’s have a look to these following examples:


Dia belajar bahasa Indonesia sejak bulan lalu dan sekarang dia sudah lumayan lancar menggunakannya.

He studied Indonesian since last month and now he is quite fluent in using it.


Harga makanan di restoran itu lumayan mahal.

The price of food in that restaurant is quite expensive.

Baiklah. Sebentar ya, aku ambilkan makanan ringan.

Alright. Please wait a minute, let me grab a snack.


Aku masih sibuk sekali dan belum sempat mengerjakan tugas itu, sebentar ya.

I'm still very busy, and haven't had time to do that task, please wait a minute.


These examples show that the word “lumayan” means quite and the word “sebentar” means wait a minute. To further understand how these words are used in a daily conversation, watch this video!

Selamat belajar!

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