A-Z Indonesian Words with English Meaning and Examples

Hi, welcome back to MasteringBahasa! Have you learned about how to talk with Indonesian like a pro? Don’t forget to check out Indonesian grammar structure for beginners too. For today, we’ll focus more on vocabulary.

Here’s a list of vocabularies from different categories that are commonly used in daily Indonesian conversations, so be sure to get familiar with them! These words can be nouns, adjectives or verbs so be sure to read about them as well.

English Indonesian
Animals Binatang
Bear Beruang
Bird Burung
Cat Kucing
Cow Sapi
Dog Anjing
Fish Ikan
Horse Kuda
Monkey Monkey
Mouse Mouse
Pig Babi
Sheep Domba
Adjectives Kata Sifat 
Angry Marah
Bad Buruk
Beautiful Cantik
Cheap Murah
Clean Bersih
Cold Dingin
Different Berbeda
Difficult Sulit
Early Dini
Easy Mudah
Friendly Ramah
Good Baik
Heavy Berat
Important Penting
Married Menikah
Natural Alam
Nice Baik
Open Membuka
Polite Polite
Poor Miskin
Rich Kaya
Sad Sedih
Simple Sederhana
Slow Lambat
Small Kecil
Sweet Manis
Tall Tinggi
Warm Hangat
Well Baik
Worse Parah
Worst Terburuk
Wrong Salah
Miscellaneous Words Kata-kata miscellaneous
Art Seni
Book Buku
Dictionary Kamus
Geography Geografi
History Sejarah
Math Math
Music Musik
Science Sains
Bank Bank
Beach Pantai
By bicycle Bersepeda
By bus By bus
By car Mobil
By train Kereta
Cafe Kafe
Country Negara
Desert Desert
Flowers Bunga
Football Sepakbola
Forest Hutan
Game Permainan
Garden Taman
House Rumah
Island Pulau
Lake Danau
Library Perpustakaan
Mountain Gunung
Movies Film
Ocean Samudra
Office Kantor
On foot Jalan kaki
Player Player
River Sungai
Sea Laut
Soccer Sepakbola
Supermarket Supermarket
Swimming pool Kolam renang
Theater Teater
Tree Pohon

Let’s learn more about Indonesian words with English meaning below:

English Indonesian  
Verbs Verbs
To arrive Tiba
To ask Untuk meminta
To be Menjadi
To become Menjadi
To begin Untuk mulai
To break Untuk memutuskan
To bring Membawa
To build Untuk membangun
To burn Membakar
To buy Untuk membeli
To call Untuk memanggil
To choose Untuk memilih
To clean Untuk membersihkan
To close Untuk menutup
To come Akan datang
To cut Untuk memotong
To dance To dance
To do Untuk melakukannya
To dream Untuk mimpi
To drink Minum
To eat Makan
To fall Jatuh
To find Untuk mencari
To forget Untuk lupa
To get Untuk mendapatkan
To go Untuk kembali
To hear Mendengar
To help Untuk membantu
To kiss Untuk kiss
To know Mengetahui
To laugh To laugh
To learn Untuk mempelajari
To like Untuk seperti
To live Tinggal
To look Untuk melihat
To love To love
To make Untuk membuat
To mean Berarti
To meet Untuk memenuhi
To need Untuk kebutuhan
To open Untuk membuka
To play Untuk memutar
To push Untuk mendorong
To read Untuk membaca
To remember Untuk diingat
To return Untuk kembali
To run Untuk menjalankan
To say Berkata
To see Untuk melihat
To sell Menjual
To send Untuk mengirim
To sit Duduk
To sleep Tidur
To speak Berbicara
To take Untuk mengambil
To talk To talk
To teach Mengajar
To tell Kirim ke
To think Berpikir
To understand Untuk memahami
To wait Menunggu
To want Untuk ingin
To work Untuk bekerja  

 

Let’s learn more about Indonesian words with English meaning below:

Body Parts Bagian tubuh
Arm Lengan
Back Belakang
Chest Catur
Ear Telinga
Eye Mata
Face Wajah
Finger Jari
Fingers Jari
Foot Kaki
Hair Rambut
Hand Tangan
Head Kepala
Heart Hati
Leg Kaki
Mouth Mulut
Neck Leher
Nose Hidung
Shoulder Bahu
Stomach Perut
Teeth Gigi
Tongue Lidah
Tooth Gigi

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Objects Benda
Bathroom Kamar mandi
Bed Ranjang
Bedroom Kamar tidur
Ceiling Plafon
Chair Kursi
Clothes Pakaian
Coat Lapisan
Cup Cup
Desk Gerai
Dress Pakaian
Floor Lantai
Fork Fork
Furniture Furnitur
Glass Kaca
Hat Topi
House Rumah
Ink Tinta
Jacket Jaket
Kitchen Dapur
Knife Pisau
Lamp Lampu
Map Peta
Newspaper Koran
Notebook Notebook
Pants Celana
Paper Kertas
Pen Pena
Pencil Pensil
Pharmacy Farmasi
Picture Gambar
Plate Plate
Refrigerator Kulkas
Restaurant Restoran
Roof Atap
Room Ruang
Rug Khatifah
Scissors Gunting
Shampoo Shampoo
Shirt Kemeja
Shoes Sepatu
Soap Sabun
Socks Kaus kaki
Spoon Sendok
Table Meja
Toilet Toilet
Toothbrush Sikat gigi
Toothpaste Pasta gigi
Towel Handuk
T-shirt T-shirt
Umbrella Payung
Underwear Underwear
Wall Dinding
Wallet Dompet
Window Jendela
 
Food Makanan
Apple Apel
Apricot Aprikot
Banana Banana
Bread Roti
Breakfast Sarapan
Butter Mentega
English Indonesian
Candy Candy
Carrot Wortel
Cheese Keju
Chicken Ayam
Dessert Dessert
Dinner Makan malam
Fish Ikan
Food Makanan
Fruit Buah
Grapes Grapes
Ice cream Es krim
Lamb Domba
Lemon Lemon
Lunch Makan siang
Meal Makan
Meat Daging
Onion Bawang
Orange Oranye
Pork Babi
Potato Kentang
Salad Salad
Salt Garam
Sandwich Sandwich
Sausage Sosis
Soup Sup
Sugar Gula
Supper Supper
Turkey Turki
Vegetables Sayuran
People Orang-orang
Aunt Bibi
Baby Bayi
Brother Saudara laki-laki
Cousin Sepupu
Daughter Anak perempuan
Dentist Dokter gigi
Doctor Dokter
Father Ayah
Granddaughter Cucu perempuan
Grandfather Kakek
Grandmother Nenek
Grandson Cucu
Husband Suami
Mother Ibu
Nephew Keponakan
Niece Keponakan perempuan
Nurse Perawat
Policeman Polisi
Postman Pos
Professor Profesor
Son Anak laki-laki
Teacher Guru
Uncle Paman
Wife Istri