Visitors to Bali will see signs featuring words they do not understand. in the interests of expanding one’s vocabulary, here is a selection of words in Bahasa Indonesia and Basa Bali beginning with the letter ‘p’.
Here is a short guide to time & date in Bahasa Indonesia.
Familiarity with the correct terms for relatives can come in handy, especially if you are married to a local. Here are some words and expressions in Indonesian that relate to one’s relatives.
Here are some words in Indonesian relating to transport
Here are some words in Indonesian to do with weather.
Here’s a little tune up on some words in Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian) relating to a warung.
The Indonesian word for fish is ikan, the word for meat, daging. Sometimes this gets a bit confused, especially in local warungs.
In Lombok people speak Bahasa Indonesia like the Balinese and also have their own Sasak language. The Sasak language is spoken by the Sasak ethnic group, which make up the majority of the population. It is closely related to the languages of Bali and Sumbawa.
Indonesia is rich with languages. The national language itself, Bahasa Indonesia, is a conglomeration of over a dozen languages. As in every language, new words and slang terms are rife.
Basa Bali, the language of the Balinese has some similarities with Bahasa Indonesia. It is though, a separate language in its own right. For people coming to Bali, or living in Bali, is learning Basa Bali worth the effort?