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English to Indonesian

English is widely spoken in Bali, but it is useful to carry a list of common words and phrases to translate signs and to address local people politely in their own language.
English                    Indonesian

Adult                      Dewasa
Afraid, frightened         Takut
Afternoon                  Sore
Airport                    Bandara
All day                    Sepanjang hari
Ants                       Semut semut
Art                        Seni
Authentic                  Asli
Avenue                     Jalan raya

Bad                        Jelek
Bag, handbag               Tas
Baggage, Luggage           Bagasi
Bakery                     Toko roti
Ball                       Bola
Banana                     Pisang
Bandage                    Pembalut
Bargain                    Tawar
Basket                     Keranjang
Bath, bathe, wash          Mandi
Bathroom                   Kamar mandi
Bathtub                    Bak mandi
Beach                      Pantai
Beautiful (girl)           Cantik
Beautiful                  Indah
Bed                        Tempat tidur
Bedroom                    Kamar tidur
Bedsheet                   Seperai
Beef, cow                  Sapi
Beer                       Bir
Belt                       Sabuk
Big                        Besar
Bike                       Sepeda
Bill, Check                Bon, Rekening
Bird                       Burung
Blanket                    Selimut
Blessed                    Selamat
Blood                      Darah
Boat                       Kapal
Boiled                     Rebus
Book                       Buku
Bookstore                  Toko buku
Bottle                     Botol
Box, shipping container    Dos
Bracelet                   Gelang
Brassiere                  B.H.
Bread                      Roti
Breakfast                  Makan pagi, Sarapan
Bridge                     Jembatan
Briefcase                  Tas kantor
Broken                     Hancur
Broken off                 Putus
Broken, not working        Rusak
Broom                      Sapu
Bus                        Bis
Bus station                Terminal bis

Cake, pastry               Kue
Camera                     Fototustel
Can you make it cheaper?   Boleh kurang harganya?
Car                        Mobil
Careful!                   Hati-hati!
Carving                    Ukiran
Central                    Pusat
Ceremonial knife           Keris
Ceremony                   Upacara
Cheap                      Murah
Check out, leave hotel     Meninggalkan
Chicken                    Ayam
Children                   Anak Anak
Chilli                     Lombok
Chilli sauce               Sambal
Church                     Gereja
Cigarette                  Rokok
Cinema                     Bioskop
Citrus                     Jeruk
City                       Kota
Clean                      Bersih
Cleaner                    Pencuci
Closed, shut               Tutup
Cockroach                  Coro
Coconut                    Kelapa
Cold                       Dingin
Come on!                   Ayo
Corner                     Pojok
Crowded                    Ramai, Sempit
Culture                    Kebudayaan
Cup                        Cangkir
Cute                       Mungil

Dance                      Menari, Tari
Dancer                     Penari
Daughter, girl             Anak perempuan
Daytime                    Siang hari
Delicious, Tasty           Enak
Departure                  Keberangkatan
Detour                     Jalan memutar
Dining room                Kamar makan
Dinner                     Makan malam
Dirty                      Kotor
Doctor                     Dokter
Dog                        Anjing
Dress                      Gaun
Drink (noun)               Minuman
Drink (verb)               Minum
Driver                     Pengemudi, Sopir
Drugstore                  Toko obat
Drum                       Gendang
Dry season                 Musim Kemarau
Dumpling soup              Bakso
Dust                       Debu

Early                      Awal
Early morning              Pagi-pagi
East                       Timur
Easy                       Mudah
Eat                        Makan
Education                  Ajar
Egg                        Telur
Electric fan               Kipas
Elephant                   Gajah
Embassy                    Kedutaan
Emergency                  Darurat
Entrance way               Jalan masuk
Envelope                   Amplop
Equal, alike, same         Sama
Evil, bad                  Jahat
Excuse me                  Permisi
Expensive                  Mahal
Express                    Ucap
Eyeglasses                 Kacamata

Family                     Keluarga
Fart                       Kentut
Fast                       Cepat
Female, lady, woman        Wanita
Film, movie                Pilem
Financially rich           Kaya
Fish                       Ikan
Fixed price                Harga pas
Flood                      Banjir
Flower                     Bunga
Food                       Makanan
Football                   Sepak bola
Forbidden                  Dilarang
Foreign                    Asing
Foreigner                  Orang asing
Forest                     Hutan
Free of charge             Gratis
Fresh                      Segar
Fried                      Goreng
Fried egg                  Telur mata sapi
Friend                     Teman
Friend, mate               Bung
Fruit                      Buah
Fruit juice                Air buah

Garbage, rubbish, trash    Sampah
Garden                     Kebun
Ginger                     Jahe
Girl                       Gadis
Girlfriend or boyfriend    Pacar
Girl, Miss                 Nona
Glass                      Gelas
Gold                       Emas, Mas
Good                       Bagus, Baik
Good afternoon             Selamat siang
Good evening               Selamat sore
Good morning               Selamat pagi
Good night                 Selamat malam
Goodbye                    Sampai jumpa
Goodbye
 - (to people leaving)     Selamat jalan
Goodbye
 - (to people staying)     Selamat tinggal
Grandchild                 Cucu
Great, Important           Agung
Grocery store              Toko makanan
Guest, visitor             Tamu

Hair                       Rambut
Hairbrush                  Sikat rambut
Hairdresser                Pemangkas rambut
Handkerchief               Sapu tangan
Happy                      Senang
Happy birthday             Selamat hari
                            ulang tahun
Hat                        Topi
Headache                   Sakit kepala
Healthy                    Sehat
Help                       Bantu
High tide                  Air pasang
Hill                       Bukit
Holiday                    Liburan
Honey                      Madu
Hospital                   Rumah sakit
Hot (spicy)                Pedas
Hot (temperature)          Panas
House                      Rumah
How is it said in English? Apa bahasa Inggrisnya?
How much is it?            Berapa Harganya?
How much?                  Berapa?
How?                       Bagaimana?
Hungry                     Lapar
Husband                    Suami
Hut, cottage               Pondok

I am fine, I'm well        Kabar baik
I don't know               Entahlah
I don't know               Saya tidak tahu
I don't understand         Saya tidak mengerti
I want to buy this         Saya mau beli
I'm just fine              Baik baik saja
I'm sorry                  Maafkan saya
I, me, my                  Saya
Ice                        Es
Ice cream                  Eskrim
Indonesian language        Bahasa Indonesia
Indonesian currency        Rupiah
Injured                    Luka
Insect                     Serangga
Island                     Pulau
It's too expensive         Harganya terlalu mahal

Jam (sweet fruit spread)   Sele
Jewellery                  Perhiasan
Jungle                     Hutan rimba

King                       Rajah
Kitchen                    Dapur
Knife                      Pisau

Lady, Woman, Mother        Bu, Ibu (Bu)
Lake                       Danau
Laneway, corridor          Gang
Late                       Terlambat
Leave                      Pergi
Left (hand)                Kiri
Letter, mail               Surat
Live, stay                 Tinggal
Lizard                     Cicak
Lock                       Kunci
Look out!                  Awas!
Lost (one's way)           Menyasar
Lost object                Hilang
Love                       Cinta
Luggage, suitcase          Kopor
Lunch                      Makan siang

Many / much                Banyak
Market                     Pasar
Marmalade                  Sele jeruk
Married                    Sudah kawin
Meat                       Daging
Medicine                   Obat
Meeting                    Rapat
Menu                       Daftar makanan
Milk                       Susu
Minibus                    Bemo
Mirror                     Kaca muka
Moment, short time         Sebentar
Money                      Uang
Monkey                     Kera
Month                      Bulan
More, again, extra         Lagi
Morning                    Pagi
Mosque                     Mesjid
Mosquito                   Nyamuk
Mosquito net               Kelambu
Motorbike                  Sepeda motor
Mountain                   Gunung
My name is...              Nama saya...

Napkin, tissue             Serbet
Nature                     Alam
Naughty                    Nakal
New                        Baru
Newspaper                  Sarut kabar
Nice to meet you           Senang berkenalan
                            dengan anda
No (never nouns)           Tidak
No (opposite of yes)       Tidaklah
No there is not...         Tidak ada...
No, Not (only nouns)       Bukan
Noodles                    Mie
Noon                       Tengah hari
North                      Utara
Not good                   Tidak bagus
Not yet                    Belum
Nothing                    Tidak apa-apa
Now                        Sekarang

O.K.                       Beres
Ocean                      Samudera
Ocean, Sea                 Laut
Odour (bad smell)          Bau
Oh!                        Aduh!
On time                    Pada waktu, Tepat
One                        Satu
One hundred                Seratus
One thousand               Seribu
Only looking               Lihat saja
Open                       Buka

Palace                     Istana
Pancakes                   Kue dadar
Panorama, view             Pemandangan
Paper or plastic bag       Kantong
Park                       Taman
Party, festival            Pesta
Peanut                     Kacang
People                     Orang-orang
People, populace           Rakyat
Perfume                    Harum
Person                     Orang
Petrol (gasoline)          Bensin
Petrol (gas) station       Pompa bensin
Pharmacy                   Apotek
Photo, photograph          Foto
Photocopy                  Fotokopi
Pig                        Babi
Pillow, cushion            Bantal
Pineapple                  Nanas
Please (request)           Minta
Please go ahead            Silakan
Please help                Tolong
Police                     Polisi
Police station             Kantor polisi
Polite (person)            Sopan
Post Office                Kantor Pos
Post card                  Kartu pos
Postage stamp              Perangko
Potato chips (Fries)       Keripik keripik
Present, gift              Hadiah
Purchase, buy              Membeli

Quiet                      Diam

Rain                       Hujan
Rainy season               Musim hujan
Rat, mouse                 Tikus
Receipt                    Kwitansi
Refrigerator               Lemari es
Religion                   Agama
Rent                       Uang sewa
Reservation                Reservasi
Restaurant                 Restoran, Rumah makan
Rice (cooked)              Nasi
Rice field                 Sawah
Right (hand)               Kanan
Ritual                     Upacara agama
River                      Kali, Sungai
Road, path                 Arah
Road, street or walk,
 travel by foot            Jalan
Roadmap                    Peta jalan
Room                       Kamar
Rope                       Tali
Rotten                     Busuk
Rubber                     Karet

Sail boat                  Kapal layar
Salt                       Garam
Sand                       Pasir
Sandal                     Sandel
Sauce, soy sauce           Kecap
School                     Sekolah
Seaside                    Tepi laut
Seat                       Tempat duduk
Seat belt                  Sabuk kursi
See you again              Sampai jumpa lagi
See you later              Sampai bertemu kembali
See you later              Sampai nanti
Shadow play                Wayang kulit
Shirt                      Kemeja
Shoe lace                  Tali sepatu
Shoes                      Sepatu
Shop                       Toko
Shopping centre            Pertokoan
Short                      Pendek
Short, low                 Rendah
Show, play, theatre        Sandiwara
Sick                       Sakit
Sidewalk                   Jalan pinggir
Silk                       Sutera
Silver                     Perak
Single (unmarried)         Belum kawin
Sir, Mister, Father        Bapak (Pak)
Sir, Mister, Father        Pak
Sit                        Duduk
Skirt                      Rok
Sleep                      Tidur
Small                      Kecil
Snake                      Ular
So long                    Sampai bertemu lagi
So so                      Lumayan
Soap                       Sabun
Son, boy                   Anak laki-laki
Sorry, excuse me           Maaf
Soup                       Sop
Sour                       Asam
South                      Selatan
Souvenir                   Oleh-oleh
Special price, sale        Obral
Spend the night            Bermalam
Spices                     Bumbu, Rempah-rempah
Spoon                      Sendok
Spring rolls               Lumpia
Stall                      Warung
Statue                     Patung
Steak, Meat                Bistik
Stomach ache               Sakit perut
Student                    Murid, Pelajar
Sugar                      Gula
Summit                     Puncak
Sunglasses                 Kacamata hitam
Sweet                      Manis
Sweets, Lollies            Gula Gula
Swimming pool              Kolam renang

Table                      Meja
Tailor                     Tukang jahit
Tall                       Tinggi
Taste                      Rasa
Taxi                       Taksi
Teacher                    Guru
Tee-shirt                  Kaus
Teeth                      Giggi
Telephone number           Nomer telepon
Telephone                  Telepon
Textile                    Tekstil
Thank you very much        Terima kasih banyak
Thank-you                  Terima kasih
That                       Itu
They                       Mereka
Things (clothes/equipment) Barang-barang
Thirsty                    Haus
This                       Ini
Ticket                     Karcis
Tidy                       Rapi
Time                       Jam, Waktu
Timetable                  Daftar jam
Tired                      Capai, Ngontuk
To                         Di
Today                      Hari ini
Toilet                     Kamar kecil
Tomorrow                   Besok
Tonight                    Nanti malam
Toothache                  Sakit gigi
Toothbrush                 Sikat gigi
Toothpaste                 Odol gigi
Toothpick                  Tusuk gigi
Torch (flashlight)         Lampu senter
Tour                       Berkeliling, Wisata
Tour                       Perjalanan keliling
Tourist                    Turis
Towel                      Handuk
Town square                Alun-alun
Travel                     Berjalan
Travel agent               Biro wisata
Traveller's cheque (check) Cek turis
Trousers, pants            Celana
True                       Benar
Tuna                       Ikan tongkol
Twilight                   Senja
Two                        Dua
Tyre (tire)                Ban

Underwear                  Celana dalam

Vegetables                 Sayuran
Village                    Desa
Village chief              Kepala Desar
Volcano                    Gunung api

Walk                       Berjalan kaki
Wallet, purse              Dompet
Warm                       Hangat
Wash, laundry              Cuci
Water                      Air
Water tap (faucet)         Keran
Wave (ocean)               Ombak
We                         Kami, Kita
Welcome                    Selamat Datang
West                       Barat
Wet                        Basah
What is your name?         Siapa nama anda?
What time?                 Jam berapa?
What's news?               Apa kabar?
What's this?               Apa ini?
What's your name?          Siapa namamu?
What?                      Apa?
When?                      Kapan?
Where are the waves?       Dimana ombak?
Where is the toilet?       Dimana kamar kecil?
Where is the bathroom?     Dimana kamar mandi?
Where is the beach?        Dimana pantai?
Where's the beach?         Dimana pantai?
Where, where is...?        Dimana...?
Who?                       Siapa?
Wife                       Isteri
Wind                       Angin
Wood                       Kayu
Wooden                     Dari kayu
Woven material, cloth      Ikat
Wrist watch                Jam tangan
Write to                   Tulis

Year                       Tahun
Yes                        Ya
Yes there is...            Ada...
You (plural)               Kalian
You (referring to group)   Sekalian
You (singular, formal)     Anda
You (singular, friend)     Kamu, Mu
You're welcome             Sama-sama
You're welcome             Terima kasih kembali
Younger brother or sister  Adik

Zoo                        Kebun binatang

 

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