125 Indonesian Words that Start with C – Meaning

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Indonesian Words that Start with C

With no more wasting time, here is those words:

  1. Cabai = (cha-baay) = Chilli
  2. Cabang = (cha-baang) = Branch
  3. Cabik = (cha-beek) = Shred / Torn / Ripped
  4. Cabut = (cha-boot) = Unplug
  5. Cacah = (cha-chah) = Count (for number) / Chopped (adj)
  6. Cacar = (cha-char) = Smallpox
  7. Cacat = (cha-chat) = Disabled
  8. Caci (Maki) = (cha-chi) = Scorn
  9. Cacing = (cha-ching) = Worm
  10. Cadang = (cha-dang) = Spare
  11. Cadas = (cha-das) = Rock
  12. Cagar = (cha-gar) = Reserve
  13. Cahaya = (cha-haa-yaa) = Light
  14. Cair = (cha-eer) = Liquid
  15. Cakalang = (cha-ka-lang) = Skipjack (similar with Tuna)
  16. Cakar = (cha-kar) = Claw
  17. Cakra = (cha-kra) = Chakra
  18. Cakram = (cha-kram) = Disc
  19. Calon = (cha-lon) = Candidate
  20. Calo = (cha-lo) = Broker
  21. Camar = (cha-mar) = Seagulls
  22. Canda = (chan-da) = Joke
  23. Candi = (chan-dee) = Temple
  24. Canggung = (chang-goong) = Awkward
  25. Cangkir = (chang-keer) = Cup
  26. Cangklong = (chang-klong) = Pipe
  27. Cangkok = (chang-kok) = Graft
  28. Canting = (chan-thing) = Canting
  29. Cap = (chap) = Stamp
  30. Capai = (cha-pie) = Reach
  31. Cari = (cha-ree) = Find
  32. Cat = (chat) = Paint
  33. Catat = (cha-tat) = Note
  34. Catur = (cha-tour) = Chess
  35. Cawan = (cha-wan) = Cup
  36. Cebol = (che-bol) = Midget
  37. Cecak = (che-chak) = Lizard
  38. Cedera = (che-de-ra) = Injured
  39. Cegah = (che-gah) = Prevent
  40. Cegat = (che-gat) = Intercept 
  41. Cegukan = (che-goo-kan) = Hiccup
  42. Cek = (chek) = Check / Cheque
  43. Cela = (che-la = Flaw / Blemish
  44. Celah = (che-lah) = Slit / Gap
  45. Celana = (che-la-na) = Pants
  46. Celemek = (che-le-mek) = Apron
  47. Celoteh = (che-lo-teh) = Babble
  48. Cemara = (che-ma-ra) = Fir / Pine
  49. Cemberut = (chem-be-rut) = Sullen
  50. Cemburu = (chem-boo-roo) = Jealous
  51. Cemeti = (che-me-tee) = Twigs
  52. Cemas = (che-mas) = Worried / Worry / Anxious
  53. Centil = (chen-teel) = Flirty / Coquettish
  54. Centang = (chen-tang) = Tick
  55. Cendawan = (chen-daa-one) = Fungus
  56. Cendana = (chen-da-na) = Sandalwood
  57. (Burung) Cendrawasih = (chen-de-ra-wa-seeh) = Birds of Paradise
  58. Cendekia = (chen-de-kia) = Scholar
  59. Cengkeram = (cheng-ke-ram) = Grip
  60. Cengkih / Cengkeh = (ceng-kih) = Clove 
  61. Cepat = (ce-pat) = Fast
  62. Ceroboh = (ce-ro-boh) = Careless
  63. Cerca = (cer-cha) = Lambast / Lash Out
  64. Cerdas = (cher-das) = Intelligent / Smart / Clever
  65. Cerdik = (cher-deek) = Dodgy
  66. Ceret = (che-ret) = Kettles
  67. Cermin = (cher-meen) = Mirror
  68. Cerita = (che-ree-ta) = Story
  69. Cetak = (che-tak) = Print
  70. Cetus = (che-toos) = Say / Triggered
  71. Cewek = (che-weck) = Girl
  72. Cibir = (chi-beer) = Pout / Scorn
  73. Cicil = (chi-chill) = Installments
  74. Cincin = (chin-chin) = Rings
  75. Curiga= (choo-ree-ga) = Suspicious
  76. Ciprat = (chi-prat) = Splash
  77. Ciri = (chi-ree) = Characteristic
  78. Cipta = (chip-ta) = Create
  79. Cita = (chee-ta) = Ideal
  80. Cinta = (chin-ta) = Love
  81. Coba = (cho-baa) = Try
  82. Cenderamata = (cen-de-ra-ma-ta) = Souvenir
  83. Colek = (cho-lek) = Dab
  84. Cokelat = (cho-klat) = Chocolate / Brown
  85. Contoh = (chon-toh) = Example
  86. Comot = (cho-mot) = Grimy
  87. Compang-camping = (chom-pang-cham-ping) = Shabby
  88. Congkak = (chong-kak) = Cocky
  89. Corak = (cho-rak) = Shades / Complexion
  90. Cowok = (cho-wok) = Boys
  91. Corong = (cho-rong) = Funnel
  92. Cuaca = (choo-wa-cha) = Weather
  93. Cuci = (choo-chi) = Wash
  94. Cuma = (choo-ma) = Just
  95. Cuil = (choo-eel) = Chunk / a bit
  96. Cuek = (choo-wek) = Ignore / Ignorant
  97. Cuka = (choo-ka) = Vinegar
  98. Cukai = (choo-kai) = Excise Tax (or just Tax)
  99. Culik = (choo-leak) = Kidnapp / Abducted
  100. Cumi-cumi = (choo-me-choo-me) = Squid
  101. Curug = (choo-roog) = Waterfall (same as Air Terjun)
  102. Curi = (choo-ree) = Steal / Stole
  103. Cuti = (choo-tee) = Leave
  104. Curang = (choo-rang) = Cheat / Fraudulent
  105. Curam
  106. Cabul = (choo-rhum) = Steep
  107. Cam (in other words with -kan) = (chum) = Keep in Mind
  108. Cambuk = (chum-book) = Whip / Knout / Horsewhip
  109. Campur = (chum-poor) = Mix
  110. Cangkang = (chang-kang) = Shell
  111. Canggih = (chang-gih) = Advanced
  112. Celetuk = (che-le-took) = Chirps
  113. Celengan = (che-le-ngan) = Piggy Bank
  114. Cemar = (che-mar) = Blackened
  115. Cengeng = (che-ngeng) = Whiny 
  116. Culas = (choo-las) = Sloppy / Deceitful
  117. Cerewet = (che-re-wet) = Nag / Fussy
  118. Cubit = (choo-beet) = Pinch
  119. Cicit = (chee-cheet) = Great-grandchild
  120. Cikal (bakal) = (chee-kal) = Pioneer /
  121. Citarasa = (chee-ta-ra-sa) = Taste
  122. Cadel = (cha-del) = Lisp
  123. Cocok = (cho-chok) = Match / Suitable
  124. Condong = (chon-dong) = Inclined
  125. Copot = (cho-pot) = Dislodged / Detached

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