Most of Indonesian people are Muslim. Once a year in Lunar Calendar, they have to do fasting. In this article, we will discuss about how Indonesian people usually say “Happy Fasting”.
This expression is used to the Muslim between friends, family, or in public places and several ads.
Happy Fasting Meaning in Indonesian
If the expression “happy fasting” translated literally, it will become “selamat puasa” or “selamat berpuasa”.
- Happy: selamat
- Fasting: puasa/berpuasa
The term “selamat” berpuasa is already correct and can be used and understood by Indonesian people. However, the term is not very formal. It can be said in daily life. In commercial or in business, people usually say it more formally.
The more formal form of selamat berpuasa is “selamat menunaikan ibadah puasa.” If translated to English, the term will still be the same, that is “happy fasting”.
Read more about how to congratulate in Indonesian for other occasions.
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Fasting in Indonesia
When fasting, Muslim people in Indonesia cannot drink and eat from morning (around 4 am) until evening (around 6 pm). Although not all of Indonesian people is Muslim, the majority of the people is Muslim. In result, most of the restaurants will close at lunch time.
Several restaurants will still be open, however most of them will close their windows.
Fasting month in Indonesia is very unique and valuable. People will pray a lot more than other months. This is an important time, so people usually say “happy fasting” because it is something big to be celebrated.
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Indonesian Other Related Sentences to Express Happy Fasting
If you want to say more meaningful and long sentences to express Happy Fasting in Indonesian, you can google it and found it easily. Most people in Indonesia use beautiful sentences to express happy fasting and sent it to close friends or family.
Here, I will provide you several common sentences that Indonesian people say to express Happy Fasting translated from tribunnews.com:
- Alhamdulillah, kita bertemu lagi dengan bulan puasa Ramadhan, bulan penuh mutiara hikmah. Ini semua berkat nikmat-Mu ya Allah. Semoga Ramadhan ini kita bisa lebih baik dari Ramadhan sebelumnya.
Alhamdulillah, we can meet again with the fasting month of Ramadan, a month full of wisdom. This is all thanks to Your blessings, Allah. Hopefully this Ramadan can be better than the previous.
- Esok adalah harapan, sekarang adalah pengalaman, kemarin adalah kenangan. Yang tak luput dari kekhilafan mohon maaf lahir dan Batin. Semoga Ramadhan kali ini bisa lebih baik dari Ramadhan tahun lalu. Aamiin.
Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift. As a human, we make mistakes. For that, I want to apologize truly and wholeheartedly. Hopefully this year Ramadan can be better than last year Ramadan. Amen.
That’s the explanation on how to say Happy Fasting in Indonesian. I hope the information will be helpful. Thank you for reading.