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.
Wikipedia is one on my favourite sites on the web. I doubt if there is a content site anywhere, with as much useful factual info. Today I typed in ‘Bali’ to see what Wikipedia could come up with.
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?
Most people in Bali speak Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia) and many speak some English. All Balinese however, speak Balinese (Bahasa Bali). In villages and towns across the island, kids are brought up in the family home speaking Balinese, later learing Indonesian, the national language in school, or while mixing with friends. […]
Here are some useful phrases in Indonesian for transport
Here are some useful expressions for shopping in Indonesian
Here are some handy expressions you might use at the bank in Indonesia.
Time right now is 6.15pm and by stomach is growling. Since starting to workout again my weight has dropped by a kilo! I eat like a horse and after this article I’ll be heading down to Warung Murah in Legian to load up on nasi campur.
Here are some expressions in Bahasa Indonesia covering drug stores, clinics and hospitals.
Here are some phrases you might use on your first trip to Bali.