LearnIndonesianwith Us!

Start Learning!

Indonesian Language Blog

Archive for March, 2017

How to say ‘room’ in Indonesian Posted by on Mar 29, 2017

There are two words to choose from when you want to say ‘room’ in Indonesian: ‘kamar’ and ‘ruang.’ The word ‘kamar’ is adopted from Dutch word ‘kamer’ during Dutch colonization of Indonesia with the same meaning. As Indonesia gained its independence, gradually, some of the Dutch origin vocabularies are either replaced with local languages or…

Continue reading

A Video Guide to Nyepi Posted by on Mar 27, 2017

Nyepi in 60 Seconds

Tomorrow is Nyepi, the Balinese New Year. It’s also known as the Day of Silence, because the entire island shuts down. It’s a day of fasting, meditating, and reflecting. No cars are on the road, no businesses are open, and even the airport is closed. In the lead-up to the holiday, there’s a lot going…

Continue reading

Sanur Video Tour Posted by on Mar 22, 2017

Sanur is a traditional Balinese town and a popular beach vacation spot all rolled into one. Although it often gets derided as “Snore,” there’s actually a lot to do here. From cycling tours, to an abandoned theme park, to cool weekend markets, check out 10 things to do in Sanur in this short video.

Sanur – A Classic Bali Town Posted by on Mar 20, 2017

When tourists come to Bali, most head for the happening areas of Kuta, Seminyak, or Ubud. Chasing waves or hitting trendy clubs on the island’s west coast or practicing yoga surrounded by rice fields are definitely the most popular activities. Those looking for a more laid-back trip to the Island of the Gods in a…

Continue reading

Reduplicated ”ber-” Posted by on Mar 19, 2017

When the root word is reduplicated, the ber- word may indicate repeated or extended action, or action that takes place over an extended period of time. Look at the example below The formation of reduplication ber- is as follows: Root word English meaning Reduplicated Ber + reduplicated English meaning root word root word jalan street(N),…

Continue reading

Older posts