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JackMonday 03rd of May 2004 01:35:38 AM
Indonesian Numbers - 1 - Satu
2 - Dua
3 - Tiga
4 - Empat
5 - Lima
6 - Enam
7 - Tujuh
8 - Delepan
9 - Sembilan
10 - Supuluh

11 - Sebelas (Exception)
12 - Dua Belas
13 - Tiga Belas
etc....

20 - Dua Puluh
21 - Dua Puluh Satu
22 - Dua Puluh Dua

100 - Seratus

159 - Seratus Lima Puluh sembilan

456 - Empat Ratus Lima Puluh Enam

1000 - Seribu

1,000,000 - Sejuta

bennylinTuesday 04th of May 2004 12:05:31 AM
How to say it if your native language is English - One - Ten:

[English - Indonesian - How to say it]
One - Satu - Sa(h)tu(e) ----> understand what i'm trying to say?
Two - Dua - Du(e)a(h)
Three - Tiga - Ti(h)ga(h)
Four - Empat - Em(mmmm)p(h)at
Five - Lima - Li(h)ma(h)
Six - Enam - E(h)nam
Seven - Tujuh - Tu(e)juh
Eight - Delapan (small error form Jack)- De(h)la(h)pan
Nine - Sembilan - S(h)em bi(h)lan
Ten - Sepuluh (Jack made a small error here) - Se(h)pu(e)luh

2. Eleven - Nineteen

[Just put affix / ending '-belas' for affix '-teen' in English; Eleven and Twelve are special cases]
[if in English 13 is one word 'thirteen', in Indonesian it is two words 'tiga belas'; exception is made for eleven. see below]

Eleven - sebelas - se(h)be(h)las
Twelve - dua belas - du(e)a(h) be(h)las
Thirteen - tiga belas - etc...
Fourteen - empat belas
Fiveteen - lima belas
Sixteen - enam belas
Seventeen - tujuh belas
Eighteen - delapan belas
Nineteen - sembilan belas


3. twenty, thirty, fourty, ... , ninety

[put an affix '-puluh' to change '-ty' in English]
[again, there are two words, instead of one words]

Twenty - dua puluh - du(e)a(h) pu(e)luh
Thirty - tiga puluh - etc
Fourty - empat puluh
Fifty - lima puluh
Sixty - enam puluh
Seventy - tujuh puluh
Eighty - delapan puluh
Ninety - sembilan puluh


4. One hundred, One Thousand, etc...
100 - One hundred - seratus - se(h)ra(h)tus
1000 - One thousand - seribu - se(h)ri(h)bu(e)
10000 - One grand (?) - sepuluh ribu - se(h)pu(e)luh ri(h)bu(e)
100000 - One hundred thousand - seratus ribu - se(h)ra(h)tus ri(h)bu(e)
1,000,000 - One million - sejuta (or satu juta) - se(h)ju(e)ta(h)
1,000,000,000 - One billion - satu milyar
1,000,000,000,000 - One trillion - satu bilyar
etc...

['sepuluh' actually is an abbreviation of 'satu+puluh', while 'sebelas' is an abbreviation of satu belas. so, 'se-' is 'satu'. how about one hundred?]

Number in Indonesian Language pretty much like English
pretty easy, isn't it?




Mini Quiz from me...
what is the first number in English which contain the 'a' letter?
One? Two? Three? Find it and post here :D
Tuesday 04th of May 2004 04:48:55 PM
- hey.. how about learn some more...
let's learn Cardinal Number in Indonesian Language.
i tell you, this is very.. very.. very.. easy if you already know Ordinal Number which i post above there.

if you don't know what is Cardinal Number, well, you know 'first', 'second', 'third', etc? in English you must remember all those cardinal number because they're different from the Ordinal one. but in Indonesian Language, once you know the Ordinal Number, just put an affix (beginning) 'ke-'.

First - Kesatu - ke(h)sa(h)tu(e)
Second - Kedua - etc..
Third - Ketiga
Tenth - Kesepuluh
One Hundredth - Keseratus
One Millionth - Kesatu juta
etc..
bennylinTuesday 11th of May 2004 10:30:24 AM
- hey.. how about learn some more...
let's learn Ordinal Number in Indonesian Language.
i tell you, this is very.. very.. very.. easy if you already know Cardinal Number which i post above there.

if you don't know what is Ordinal Number, well, you know 'first', 'second', 'third', etc? in English you must remember all those cardinal number because they're different from the Cardinal one. but in Indonesian Language, once you know the Cardinal Number, just put an affix (beginning) 'ke-'.

First - Kesatu - ke(h)sa(h)tu(e)
Second - Kedua - etc..
Third - Ketiga
Tenth - Kesepuluh
One Hundredth - Keseratus
One Millionth - Kesatu juta
etc..
bennylinTuesday 13th of July 2004 04:02:42 PM
Groups - one person (alone): sendiri
two people : berdua
three people : bertiga
five people : berlima
ten people : bersepuluh
...

see the pattern? 'ber' + number

one more thing, there is a famous number in Indonesia, which is 11:

11 people = kesebelasan

based on the most popular game in Indonesia, football, which in every team consist of 11 players.