Basic Indonesian Adjectives

Basic Indonesian Adjectives 2017-03-20T16:45:52+00:00

Adjectives describe people or things. You’ll need them whenever you want to describe what something or somebody is like. The car is old, the hotel is cheap. You get it. Memorize the Indonesian adjectives below and you’ll be well equipped for most basic conversations.

This lesson is part of the chapter “Learning Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia)“.

Basic Words & Phrases: Adjectives

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Important adjectives

EnglishIndonesianPronunciation
(Audio)
good
baik
bad
buruk
new
baru
old
tua
small
kecil
large / big
besar
long
panjang
short
pendek
cheap
murah
expensive
mahal
light / clear
terang
jelas

dark
gelap
late
telat
early
pagi
interesting
menarik
boring
membosankan
tired
lelah
capai

easy / simple
mudah
gampang

for free
gratis
right / correct
betul
wrong
salah
strong
kuat
weak
lemah

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