Quick Reference of Basic Indonesian

  • Hello - Salam
  • Excuse Me - Permisi
  • Goodbye - Sampai jumpa
  • Please (if asking for assistance) - Tolong
  • Thank you - Terima kasih
  • Can you speak English? - Apakah anda bisa berbahasa Inggris?
  • I (don't) understand - Saya (Tidak) mengerti
  • Yes - Ya
  • No - Tidak
  • Where is…? - …di mana?
  • How much is this? - Berapa harga ini?
  • What's the time? - Jam berapa?
  • Today - Hari ini
  • Tomorrow - Besok
  • I would like - Saya mau
  • Left - Kiri
  • Right - Kanan
  • Straight - Terus
  • Stop - Berhenti

Greetings

  • Good morning (sunrise-10am) - Selamat pagi
  • Good day (10am-4pm) - Selamat siang
  • Good afternoon (4pm-sunset) - Selamat sore
  • Good evening (after dark) - Selamat malam
  • Good night (on retiring) - Selamat tidur