Bahasa

This Explains How Much The ASEAN Countries Understand Eachother

Formed in 1967 and at the time incorporating Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand, the body has since added…

1 year ago

Indonesia Ranks 2nd In Number Of Nationally Recognized Languages

While most countries have one or a handful of official or nationally recognized languages, there are typically groups of people…

2 years ago

21 Funny Indonesian Signs and Translations (Part 2)

We love funny translations at WowShack. It's something we've looked into before (see our first post here), because there's just…

3 years ago

9 Brilliant Untranslatable Indonesian Phrases You Need To Add To Your Vocabulary

Each language has its own wonderful idiosyncrasies; words or sayings which only make sense in that particular tongue. From the…

3 years ago

Amazing Instagram Account Exposes Indonesian Influencers for Bad English

Influencers, the locusts of social media, swarming our feeds with selfies, inspirational quotes and exaggerated poses in beautiful places they…

3 years ago

20 Indonesian Words that Actually Come from Portuguese

Before the Dutch, Indonesia was a melting pot of cultures. People from all walks of life anchored their boats around…

4 years ago

Americans Trying Indonesian Tongue Twisters Goes Viral

Indonesian tongue twisters are some of the weirdest in the world. That's probably why this video of American guys attempting…

4 years ago

What Does It Mean To Be ‘Fluent’ In Bahasa Indonesia?

An interesting view on what it takes to achieve genuine 'fluency' in Bahasa Indonesia. The article is written by Australian Daniel Peterson,  who…

4 years ago

12 Important Indonesian Words That Originate From Hokkien

Indonesia’s rich history as a trading center has molded the language of the region. Many words in Bahasa come from…

6 years ago