Sundanese Nouns

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

potatoes
potatoes
kentang
tomatoes
tomatoes
tomat
onions
onions
bawang beureum
carrots
carrots
wortel
fruits
fruits
bubuahan
apples
apples
apel
bananas
bananas
cau
oranges
oranges
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
Sundanese
do you have milk?
[verb + noun]
dupi 'anjeun' gaduh susu teu?
I have milk and coffee
[preposition + noun]
abdi
he has three apples
[number + plural noun]
anjeunna gaduh apel tilu
she only has one apple
[number + singular noun]
anjeuna mung gaduh apel hiji
we live in a small house
[adjective + noun]
abdi sadaya nempatan rorompok nu alit
I like our breakfast
[pronoun + noun]
abdi resep kana sarapana

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

bread
bread
roti
milk
milk
susu
butter
butter
mantega
cheese
cheese
keju
coffee
coffee
kopi
sandwich
sandwich
roti isi
meat
meat
daging
chicken
chicken
hayam
fish
fish
lauk
breakfast
breakfast
sarapan
lunch
lunch
ngawadang
dinner
dinner
tuang weungi

Conversation in Sundanese

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
Sundanese
Do you speak (English/ Sundanese)?
anjeun tiasa basa sunda?
Just a little
mung sakedik
I like Sundanese
abdi resep kana basa sunda
Can I practice with you?
kengeng teu abdi latihan sareng 'anjeun'?
How old are you?
dupi yuswa sabaraha?
I'm thirty three years old
abdi tilupuluh tilu taun
It was nice talking to you
abdi resep ngobrol sareng 'anjeun'

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

Sundanese Adjectives   Sundanese Adjectives

Sundanese Plural   Sundanese Plural



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