Are you planning a visit to Bali?

Here are some words you will find very useful if planning to visit Bali for your next holiday! Indonesian people just love it when you use Indonesian and are so friendly and helpful.

So don’t be bashful; print off this check list and give it a go!!

Pronouns

I/me/my – saya

He/she – dia

They – mereka

You – anda/Bu/Pak

Shopping

Berapa – How much/many

Cheap – murah

Expensive – mahal

Too – terlalu

Greetings

Good morning – selamat pagi

Good midday (10am- 3pm) – selamat siang

Good afternoon (3pm – sunset)- selamat sore

Good night – selamat malam

Welcome – selamat datang

Quantity

Many – banyak

A little – sedikit

All – semua

Manners

Thankyou – terima kasih

Excuse me – permisi

Sorry – maaf

You’re welcome – sama sama

Useful phrases

What is your name? – Siapa nama?

Where do you live? – Tinggal dimana?

How old are you? – Umur berapa?

My name is ….– Nama saya …..

Numbers

1 – satu

2- dua

3- tiga

4 – empat

5 – lima

6 – enam

7 – tujuh

8 – delapan

9 – sembilan

10 – sepuluh

11 – sebelas

12 – dua belas

20 – dua puluh

100 – seratus

200 – dua ratus

1000 – seribu

2000 – dua ribu

Colours

Black – hitam

White – putih

Blue – biru

Green – hijau

Brown – coklat

Yellow – kuning

Purple – – ungu

Pink – merah mudah

Red – merah

Grey – abu abu

Food

Food – makanan

To eat – makan

Drink – minuman

To drink – minum

Chicken – ayam

Fish – ikan

Pork – babi

Beef – sapi

Rice – nasi

Yellow rice – nasi kuning

Sweet soy sauce – kecap manis

Chili – cabe/lombok

Spicy – pedas

Water (to drink) – aqua

Ice – es

Bottle – botol

Useful words

May I – boleh saya

Good – baik/bagus

Not yet – belum

Already – sudah

Yes – ya

No – tidak/bukan

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