Speaking like native Indonesian requires practice and comprehension of a broader vocabulary range. Therefore, throughout this series, we have provided you with some words that will help you to speak like native Indonesian.
In this episode, we will discuss the words “tanggung” and “repot”. These words are shown in the following examples:
Sebentar lagi, aku sedang mengerjakan laporan. Tanggung.
One minute, I am working on a report. Almost done.
Besok aku akan repot sekali, jadwalku padat.
Tomorrow I will be very busy, my schedule is tight.
What do you think of these examples? Now you can see that in these sentences “tanggung” means in the middle of an activity and “repot” means very busy. Check this video to see how they are used in a short conversation!