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RenanThursday 21st of April 2005 03:00:07 PM
Indonesian conversation - ehm... here's the link to my alphabet
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Indonesian Phrases 04

Format Used:
English Phrase
Indonesian Phrase / American-English Transcription

BASIC CONVERSATION
Percakapan dasar

How are you doing?
Bagaimanakah keadaan mu? /BA-GA-EE-MA-NA-KAH KLE-A-DA-AN MU/

I'm doing great!
saya sangat baik! /SA-YA SANG-NGAT BA-EEK/

I'm fine
saya baik /saya baik/

I'm (alright)
Saya (tidak apa-apa) /SA-YA (TEE-DA A-PA A-PA)/

I'm not (so well)
saya tidak (merasa sehat) /SA-YA TEE-DA (ME-RA-SA SE-HAT)/

How old are you?
berapa umur mu? /BE-RA-PA U-MUR MU/

I am .... years old
saya...... tahun /SA-YA....... TA-HUN/

I don't know
Saya (tidak) tahu /SA-YA (TEE-DA) TA-U/

I don't like that
Saya tidak suka itu /SA-YA TEE-DA SU-KA EE-TU/

I'm ready
Saya siap /SA-YA SEE-AP/

Let's go!
Ayo! /A-YO/

I'm sorry
Maafkan Saya /MA-AF-KAN SA-YA/

Notes:
When starting out you will frequently notice that the letters "K "is often silent in Indonesian "Kakek" (English meaning: grandpa) (Phonetic: KA-KE) and the Indonesian language have ones syllable:

1. Diphthong "Ng" Mungkin (English meaning: Perhaps) (Phonetic: Mung-kin)
2. Syllable "Ny" Nyonya (English meaning: Madam) (Phonetic:Nyo-Nya) like Spanish word Seņor

"Semoga" is a hope word, if u want to says the hope sentences, u must use "semoga" as a preposition: Example Have a good trip!
(Semoga) mendapat sebuah perjalanan (yang) menyenangkan! /(SE-MO-GA) MEN-DA-PAT SE-BU-AH PER-JA-LA-NAN (YANG) ME-NYE-NANG-KAN/

"Yang" is a conjunction "Good Trip" "Perjalanan (yang) menyenangkan"