Easy Greetings in Indonesian

BaliGirlsBudi: Selamat pagi, Bu!
Wati: Selamat pagi, Pak!
Budi: Apa kabar?
Wati: Baik. Anda?
Budi: Baik-baik juga. Selamat tinggal.
Wati: Selamat jalan.

Terjemahannya (The Translation):

Budi: Good morning, Ma’am!
Wati: Good morning, Sir!
Budi: How are you?
Wati: Good. You?
Budi: Also good. Good bye.
Wati: Good bye.

http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Indonesian/Lessons/Greetings

READ ON and find more very useful greetings and short phrases in Indonesian!

Good Morning/Selamat Pagi
# Spoken from sunrise until about 11 AM

Good Afternoon (Part I)/Selamat Siang

# Spoken in the middle of the day (11 AM to 2 PM) when the sun is at its brightest

Good Afternoon (Part II)/Selamat Sore
# Spoken from 2 PM until sunset

Good Evening/Selamat Malam
# Spoken at night only

Good Night/Selamat Tidur
# Spoken to someone going to sleep

Selamat Datang/Welcome
# Spoken to someone arriving

Selamat Tinggal/Goodbye
# This is spoken when sending a long farewell to a person being left behind. In this case, the person departing expresses these words to the person staying behind. In Indonesian, tinggal means to “live” or “stay”.

Selamat Jalan/Goodbye

# This is spoken when sending a long farewell to a person leaving. In this case, the person staying behind expresses these words to the person departing. In Indonesian, jalan means to “travel” or “go”.

Sampai jumpa/See you later
# Spoken to someone who will return shortly

Terima Kasih/Thank You
# Spoken to show your appreciation even if you don’t mean it

Nanti/Later
# Spoken to someone you will meet later that same day

Halo/Hello
# Spoken most often when answering the phone. It has the same informal meaning as English.

Hai/Hi

# Spoken informally around young people and has the same meaning in English. It can also mean “yes”.

Useful Indonesian phrases

A collection of useful phrases in Indonesian. Click on the English phrases to see them in many other languages.

EnglishBahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)http://www.omniglot.com/language/phrases/indonesian.php
Welcome Selamat datang
Hello Selamat siang
Halo (on phone)
How are you?
I’m fine, thanks. And you?
Apa kabar? (What news?)
Baik-baik saja, terima kasih. Bagaimana dengan Anda?
Long time no see Lama tidak berjumpa
What’s your name?
My name is …
Siapa nama anda?
Nama saya …
Where are you from?
I’m from …
Anda berasal dari mana?
Saya dari …
Pleased to meet you Senang bertemu dengan Anda
Good morning Selamat pagi
Good afternoon Selamat siang
Good evening Selamat sore
Good night Selamat malam
Goodbye Selamat tinggal (you’re leaving)
Selamat jalan (you’re staying)
Sampai jumpa lagi
Good luck Semoga Beruntung!
Cheers/Good health! Pro! Tos!
Have a nice day Semoga hari anda menyenangkan
Bon appetit Selamat makan
Bon voyage Semoga selamat sampai tujuan
I don’t understand Saya tidak mengerti
Please speak more slowly Tolong bicara pelan sedikit
Please write it down Tolong tuliskan
Do you speak Indonesian?
Yes, a little
Kamu bisa bicara bahasa indonesia?
Ya, sedikit
Excuse me Maafkan saya
How much is this? Berapa harganya?
Sorry Maaf
Thank you
Response (You’re welcome)
Terima kasih / Terima kasih banyak / Makasih (vinf)
Kembali / Sama-sama / Dengan senang hati
Where’s the toilet? Di manakah kamar kecil?
This gentleman/lady
will pay for everything
Bapak/Ibu ini akan membayar semuanya
Would you like to
dance with me?
Bersediakah Anda berdansa dengan saya?
I love you Cinta kamu / Saya mencintaimu
Get well soon Semoga lekas sembuh
How do you say … in Indonesian? Bagaimana cara mengatakan … dalam bahasa Indonesia?
Leave me alone! Biarkan saya sendiri!
Help!
Fire!
Stop!
Tolong!
Kebakaran!
Berhenti!
Call the police! Panggil polisi!
Merry Christmas
and a Happy New Year
Selamat Hari Natal dan Tahun Baru
Happy Easter Selamat Paskah
Happy Birthday Selamat ulang tahun Click here to hear this phrase
One language is never enough Satu bahasa tidak pernah cukup
My hovercraft is full of eels Hovercraft saya penuh dengan belut

Links

Collections of Indonesian phrases (some with audio)
http://www.expat.or.id/info/bahasa.html
http://www.seasite.niu.edu/indonesian/percakapan/indonesia7days/indo7days_fs.htm
http://www.werple.net.au/~wreid/bali_lng.html
http://www.transparent.com/languagepages/Indonesian/InPhrases.htm
http://www.geocities.com/mbordt/bahasa8c.htm
http://learnlanguages.glossika.com/category/indonesian/