Language

19 Of The Funniest Indonesian Expressions (And How To Use Them)

As is the case with all languages, Bahasa Indonesia is full of expressions that invariably get lost in translation. Here…

4 days ago

A Study Of Kawisari’s Efficient Javanese Language

Javanese is the native language of more than 98 million people - more than 42% of Indonesia. Javanese is known…

2 weeks ago

10 Indonesian Portmanteaus (Two Words Combined To Make A New Word)

Indonesians are perhaps the most prolific users of portmanteaus in the world. So what's a portmanteau? The chances are you're familiar…

2 months ago

Table Of English Loanwords in Malay And Dutch Loanwords In Indonesian

Here's a lesson in English Loanwords in Malay And Dutch Loanwords In Indonesian Update: (Courtesy of user @Tempered_Realist): Sebagai warganegara…

3 months ago

10 Indonesian Tongue Twisters We Dare You To Try

Bahasa Indonesia can have some challenging phrases to understand. Tongue twisters or "pembelit lidah" are just as much a part…

3 months ago

This Incredibly Detailed Linguistic Map Shows Just How Diverse Indonesia Is

The map was created by Muturzikin. You can view the rest of his creations at his website here. According to the site,…

5 months ago

How To Say “One, Two, Three” In Various Indonesian Languages

Indonesia’s archipelago spans through three time zones, from the east to the west. With 707 living languages spoken in Indonesia, Indonesia has…

5 months ago

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…

6 months ago

Indonesia Ranks As The Top Trilingual Country In The World

Research conducted by the website SwiftKey has led to the production of a fantastic infographic, giving us insight into the the different…

6 months ago