Indonesian Nouns

Welcome to the third Indonesian lesson about nouns. This time we will first learn about fruits and vegetables, followed by grammar rules, then food items, finally a conversation in Indonesian to help you practice your daily phrases.

potatoes
potatoes Audio
kentang
tomatoes
tomatoes Audio
tomat
onions
onions Audio
bawang
carrots
carrots Audio
wortel
fruits
fruits Audio
buah
apples
apples Audio
apel
bananas
bananas Audio
pisang
oranges
oranges Audio
jeruk

Nouns Grammar Rules

In general nouns refer to a person, an object, or abstract ideas. For example: a fast runner the noun is [runner] because it refers to a person. The examples below use nouns in different ways and places to demonstrate how they behave in a sentence.

Grammar + Rules
Indonesian
do you have milk?
[verb + noun]
anda punya susu? Audio
I have milk and coffee
[preposition + noun]
saya memiliki susu dan kopi Audio
he has three apples
[number + plural noun]
ia memiliki tiga apel Audio
she only has one apple
[number + singular noun]
dia hanya memiliki satu apel Audio
we live in a small house
[adjective + noun]
kita hidup di sebuah rumah kecil Audio
I like our breakfast
[pronoun + noun]
aku suka sarapan kami Audio

The following are nouns of food items that you might be interested in learning and memorizing.

bread
bread Audio
roti
milk
milk Audio
susu
butter
butter Audio
mentega
cheese
cheese Audio
keju
coffee
coffee Audio
kopi
sandwich
sandwich Audio
sandwich
meat
meat Audio
daging
chicken
chicken Audio
ayam
fish
fish Audio
ikan
breakfast
breakfast Audio
sarapan
lunch
lunch Audio
makan siang
dinner
dinner Audio
makan malam

Conversation in Indonesian

Now we finally reach the fun part, the practice of the daily conversations. These phrases are used to get to know new people, and break the ice.

English
Indonesian
Do you speak (English/ Indonesian)?
apakah anda bisa berbahasa (inggris/indonesia)? Audio
Just a little
sedikit saja Audio
I like Indonesian
saya suka bahasa indonesia Audio
Can I practice with you?
bolehkah saya berlatih dengan anda? Audio
How old are you?
umur berapakah anda? Audio
I'm thirty three years old
aku tiga puluh tiga tahun Audio
It was nice talking to you
senang berbicara dengan anda! Audio

I hope you enjoyed this lesson about the nouns in Indonesian. If you have any question about this lesson please contact me here. Now check the next lesson below.

Indonesian Adjectives   Indonesian Adjectives

Indonesian Plural   Indonesian Plural



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