120 Indonesian Words Starting with J Letter – Spelling

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Indonesian words starting with J

Now it is the right time to discuss the word from the tenth alphabet, which means letter ‘J’. With no more wasting time, let’s have a word.

  1. Jab = (jab) = Jab
  2. Jabat (tangan) = (ja-bat) = Shake (This word in relative with hand = Shake Hand)
  3. Jabal = (jaa-bal ) = Mountain
  4. Jabar = (ja-bar) = Translate or Explain (in other words, Jabar means abbreviation from Jawa Barat, or West Java)
  5. Jadi = (jaa-dee) = So (or Thus/Therefore)
  6. Jaya = (ja-ya) = Victory (or Victorious)
  7. Jaga = (ja-ga) = Keep
  8. Jagal = (ja-gal) = Butcher
  9. Jagawana = (ja-ga-wa-na) = Butcher
  10. Jagung = (ja-gung) = Corn
  11. Jaguar = (ja-goo-waar) = Jaguar
  12. Jahat = (ja-hat) = Evil
  13. Jahil = (ja-heel) = Ignorant
  14. Jahit = (jaa-heet) = Sewig
  15. Jahe = (ja-he) = Ginger
  16. Jaipong = (ja-yee-pong) = Jaipong
  17. Jajak = (ja-jak) = Poll
  18. Jajan = (ja-jan) = Snacks
  19. Jabatan = (ja-ba-tan) = Position
  20. Jaksa = (jak-sa) = Prosecutor
  21. Jaket = (ja-ket) = Jacket
  22. Jakun = (jaa-koon) = Adam’s apple
  23. Jalang = (ja-lang) = Bitch
  24. Jalan = (ja-lan) = Street
  25. Jalar = (ja-lar) = Spread
  26. Jalur = (ja-lur) = Path
  27. Jam = (jam) = Watch
  28. Jamaah = (ja-maa-aah) = Pilgrims
  29. Jamur = (ja-moor) = Mushroom
  30. Jamak = (ja-mak) = Plural
  31. Jambore = (jam-bo-ree) = Jamboree
  32. Jambu = (jam-boo) = Guava
  33. Jamban = (jam-baan) = Toilet
  34. Jampi = (jam-pee) = Spell
  35. Janda = (jan-da) = Widow 
  36. Jangan = (ja-ngan) = Do Not
  37. Janggal = (jang-gal) = Odd
  38. Jangka = (jang-ka) = Period
  39. Jangkar = (jang-kar) = Anchor
  40. Jangkung = (jang-kung) = Tall
  41. Jangkit = (jang-kit) = Infect
  42. Jangkrik = (jang-krik) = Cricket
  43. Janin = (jaa-neen) = Fetus
  44. Januari = (ja-noo-wa-ree) = January
  45. Jantan = (jan-tan) = Male
  46. Jarang = (ja-rang) = Rare
  47. Jaran (Kuda in Java language) = (ja-rang) = Horse
  48. Jargon = (jar-gon) = Jargon
  49. Jari = (ja-ree) = Finger
  50. Jelas = (je-las) = Clear 
  51. Jerawat = (je-ra-wat) = Acne
  52. Jelajah = (je-la-jah) = Browse
  53. Jelek = (je-lek) = Ugly
  54. Jèli = (je-li) = Jelly
  55. Jajar = (ja-jar) = Row
  56. Jelita (other words of ‘Cantik’) = (je-lee-ta) = Beautiful
  57. Jerami = (je-ra-mee) = Straw
  58. Jelma (men-jelma) = (jel-ma) = Incarnate
  59. Jempol = (jem-pol) = Thumb
  60. Jember = (jem-ber) = Jember (Small Town in East Java)
  61. Jemur = (je-moor) = Drying
  62. Jenaka = (je-na-ka) = Witty
  63. Jenis = (je-nees) = Type
  64. Jemput = (jem-poot) = Pick Up
  65. Jemu = (je-moo) = Tired
  66. Jendela = (jen-de-la) = Window
  67. Jenderal = (jen-de-ral) = General
  68. Jasa = (ja-sa) = Service
  69. Jawat = (ja-wat) = Colleague
  70. Jatuh = (ja-tuh) = Fall
  71. Jati = (ja-tee) = Teakwood
  72. Jasad = (ja-sad) = Body
  73. Jasmani = (jas-ma-ni) = Physical
  74. Jebak = (je-bak) = Trick
  75. Jeblok = (je-blok) = Drop
  76. Jejaka = (je-ja-ka) = Male
  77. Jejak = (je-jak) = Trail/Trace
  78. Jejer = (je-jer) = R0w
  79. Jengkel = (jeng-kel) = Exasperated
  80. Jenggot = (jeng-got) = Beard
  81. Jentik = (jen-tik) = Flick
  82. Jamu = (ja-moo) = Herb
  83. Jerat = (je-rat) = Snares
  84. Jika = (ji-ka) = If
  85. Jenuh = (je-nuh) = Saturated
  86. Jeruji = (je-roo-jee) = Bars
  87. Jeroan = (je-row-one) = Innards / Viscera
  88. Jijik = (jee-jeek) = Disgusted
  89. Jimat = (jee-maat) = Charm
  90. Jidat = (jee-dat) = Forehead
  91. Jilat = (jee-lat) = Lick
  92. Jilbab = (jil-bab) = Hijab/Veil
  93. Jin = (jin) = Genie
  94. Jinak = (jee-nak) = Benign
  95. Jingga = (jing-ga) = Orange
  96. Jingkrak = (jing-krak) = Prancing
  97. Jiwa = (jee-wa) = Soul
  98. Joget = (jo-get) = Dance
  99. Joging = (jo-ging) = Jogging
  100. Joki = (jo-ki) = Jockey 
  101. Jorok = (jo-rok) = Sleazy
  102. Jodoh = (jo-doh) = Mate
  103. Jual = (joo-wal) = Sale
  104. Juara = (joo-wa-ra) = Champion
  105. Jus = (jus) = Juice
  106. Judi = (joo-dee) = Gambling
  107. Juga = (joo-ga) = Too / Also
  108. Jujur = (joo-joor) = Honest
  109. Judo = (joo-doe) = Judo
  110. Juli = (joo-lee) = July
  111. Juni = (joo-nee) = June
  112. Jumpa = (joom-pa) = Meet
  113. Jambul = (jam-bool) = Crested
  114. Junior = (joo-nee-yor) = Junior
  115. Jungkit = (joong-kit) = Squint
  116. Jepang = (je-pang) = Japan
  117. Juri = (joo-ree) = Jury
  118. Jumat = (joom-aat) = Friday
  119. Jurnalis = (jur-na-lis) = Journalist
  120. Jurnal = (joor-nal) = Journal

That was the numerous Indonesian words starting with J . It is just a part of the word from the Dictionary, which is massive and a lot to learn. To enhanced your knowledge in Bahasa Indonesia, you can read Indonesian Greeting Etiquette and Manners and Indonesian Words for Clothing and Examples. Good luck.