How to Say You Are Beautiful In Indonesian – Phrase – Definition

A compliment is something we say to praise someone. It is a form of admiration toward other person. It is true that everyone loves to be complimented. It gives happy feeling. Although it is a polite remark that actually can be not the truth, it can still make us happy. We should give compliment to other person to maintain a good relationship.

One of the best compliment is a compliment about our look. We already know that every girl is beautiful, so it never wrong to say and compliment the beauty of other people. Indonesian girls are not exception. They love to hear that they are beautiful. Learn about how to say you are beautiful in Indonesian from the explanation below.

If translated word by word, here are the meaning:

You : Kamu/Anda

Beautiful : Cantik

So, if combined together, you are beautiful is “kamu cantik” in Indonesian. Pronounce the phrase similar with the way it is written (ka-mu can-tik). A in ka is pronounced similar with a in last. U in mu is pronounced similar with u in mutual. C in can is pronounced similar with c in charge.

Below are several ways on how to use the sentence in Indonesian daily conversation.

A: Kamu cantik (you are beautiful)

B: Terima kasih banyak (thank you very much)

A: Sama-sama (you are welcome)

People usually reply a compliment with a thanks. Learn several ways on how to say thank you in Indonesian here. However, several Indonesian are too shy to say thank you, so several of them reply with different way as follow:

  • A: Kamu cantik (you are beautiful)

B: Tidak juga (not really)

  • A: Kamu cantik (you are beautiful)

B: Kamu lebih cantik (you are more beautiful)

  • A: Kamu cantik (you are beautiful

B: Kamu juga (you are beautiful too)

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Give an emphasis on “you are beautiful” sentence in Indonesian

Saying you are beautiful or kamu cantik in Indonesian is sometimes too plain. You can add emphasis on the sentence to make it more interesting, for example:

  • A: Kamu sangat cantik (you are very beautiful)

B: Terima kasih banyak (thank you very much)

  • A: Kamu terlihat cantik (you look beautiful)

B: Terima kasih banyak (thank you very much)

  • A: Kamu terlihat cantik hari ini (You look beautiful today)

B: Terima kasih banyak (thank you very much)  

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The sentences above are formal or polite way to express “you are beautiful” in Indonesian. Below are the informal way to say it.

  • A: Kamu cantik banget (you are very beautiful)

B: Makasih (thanks)

  • A: Kamu kelihatan cantik (you look beautiful)

B: Terima kasih (thank you)

  • A: Kamu kelihatan cantik hari ini (You look beautiful today)

B: Makasih (thanks)

Keep practicing to say it in Indonesian, and you will see the amazing result later. So yeah, that’s all about how to say you are beautiful in Indonesian. I hope you enjoy and learn a lot from this article. Thank you for reading.