100+ Indonesian words that start with U Letter – Spelling

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Indonesian Words that Start with ‘U’ Letter 

This time, we will elaborate the Indonesian words from letter ‘U’ as the first alphabet.

  1. Uang = (oo-wang) = Money
  2. Uap = (oo-wap) = Fumes
  3. Ubah = (oo-bach) = Change
  4. Ubi = (oo-bee) = Yam
  5. Ubi Jalar = (oo-bee-jaa-lar) = Sweet Potatoes
  6. Ubur-ubur = (oo-boor-oo-boor) = Jellyfish
  7. Ubun-ubun =  (oo-boon-oo-boon) = Cantle/Crown
  8. Ucek = (oo-cęk) = Wipe
  9. Uduk (Nasi Uduk) = (oo-dook) = Uduk/Uduk Rice (One of Indonesian Food; steamed rice with coconut milk and other spice).
  10. Udang = (Oo-dang) = Prawn
  11. Udara = (oo-daa-raa) = Air
  12. Udik = (oo-deek) = Plebeian/Provincial (or sometimes it is called Villager as a slang word)
  13. Ufuk = (oo-fook) = Horizon
  14. Ugal-ugalan = (oo-gal-oo-ga-lan) = Reckless/Inconsiderate
  15. Ulir = (oo-leer) = Thread
  16. Ujub = (oo-joob) = Ujub (Similar with Narcissistic or Snob)
  17. Ukulele = (oo-koo-lè-lè) = Ukulele
  18. Ungkap = (oong-cup) = Reveal
  19. Usap = (oo-sap) = Rub/Wipe
  20. Usah = (oo-sah) = Need/You Have To
  21. Uzur = (oo-zoor) = Elderly
  22. Ukur = (oo-koor) = Measure
  23. Ulah = (oo-lah) = Act
  24. Udel (or ‘Pusar’ in slang words) = (oo-del) = Navel
  25. Uskup = (oos-koop) = Bishop
  26. Unduh = (oon-dooh) = Download
  27. Unggah = (oong-gah) = Upload
  28. Urung = (oo-roong) = Undo/Fail
  29. Uring-uringan = (oo-ring-oo-ri-ngan) = Grumpy
  30. Urus = (oo-roos) = Handle it
  31. Umur = (oo-moor) = Age
  32. Usia = (oo-see-ya) = Age
  33. Umum = (oo-moom) = Common
  34. Ulang = (oo-laang) = Replay
  35. Ulang alik = (oo-lang-aa-leek) = Shuttle
  36. Umbi = (oom-bee) = Tuber/Root
  37. Umpama = (oom-pa-ma) = For Example/In Case Of,
  38. Ultra = (ool-tra) = Ultra
  39. Ultraviolet = (oo-tra-fi-yo-let) = Ultraviolet 
  40. Ultrasonik = (ool-tra-soo-nik) = Ultrasonic
  41. Ular = (oo-lar) = Snake
  42. Ulat = (oo-lat) = Worm
  43. Ulet = (oo-let) = Tenacious/Persitent
  44. Ulas = (oo-laas) = Review
  45. Ultimatum = (ool-tee-maa-toom) = Ultimatum
  46. Umbul-umbul = (oom-bul-oom-bul) = Banner
  47. Umpan = (oom-pan) = Bait/Decoy
  48. Umpat = (oom-pat) = Curse/Swearing
  49. Umpet = (oom-pet) = Hide
  50. Ulos = (oo-loss) = Ulos (Traditional Fabric from North Sumatera) 
  51. Umat = (oo-maat) = People
  52. Undang = (oon-dang) = Invite
  53. Undang-undang = (oon-dang-oon-dang) = Constitution
  54. Undak (Undakan) = (oon-dak) = Steps
  55. Unggul = (oong-guul) = Superior
  56. Unggas = (oong-gas) = Poultry
  57. Unggun = (oong-goon) = Pile
  58. Uni = (oo-nee) = Union (In other words, uni means elder sister in Minang language)
  59. Universal = (oo-nee-fer-sal) = Universal
  60. Universitas = (oo-nee-fer-see-taas) = University
  61. Uniseks = (oo-nee-seks) = Unisex
  62. Ungu = (oo-ngoo) = Purple
  63. Unilateral = (oo-nee-la-te-ral) = Unilateral
  64. Unta = (oon-taa) = Camel
  65. Untai = (oon-tay) = Strand
  66. Untaian = (oon-ta-yan) = Strands
  67. Untuk = (oon-tuk) = To/For
  68. Unjuk = (oon-jook) = Show
  69. Ungkit = (oong-kit) = Leverage
  70. Untung = (oon-toong) = Profit (In other words could be Gain or Benefir)
  71. Upaya = (oo-pa-ya) = Effort
  72. Upah = (oo-pah) = Salary
  73. Upacara = (oo-pa-ca-ra) = Ceremony (or ceremonial)
  74. Upeti = (oo-pę-ti) = Tribute
  75. Uranus = (oo-ra-noos) = Uranus
  76. Uranium = (oo-ra-nee-um) = Uranium
  77. Urang aring = (oo-rang-aa-reeng) = Urang Aring (or Eclipta alba in Latin names/scientific language)
  78. Urgen = (oor-gen) = Urgent
  79. Urgensi = (oor-gen-see) = Urgency
  80. Urin = (oo-reen) = Urine
  81. Uraian = (oo-ra-yan) = Description
  82. Urai = (oo-ray) = Explained
  83. Urolog = (oo-ro-log) = Urologist
  84. Urologi = (oo-ro-lo-gee) = Urology
  85. Urdu = (oor-doo) = Urdu
  86. Usaha = (oo-sa-ha) = Business
  87. Usang = (oo-sang) = Old/Obsolete
  88. Usir = (oo-seer) = Drive out
  89. Urea = (oo-re-ya) = Urea
  90. Ustadz = (us-tad) = Chaplain
  91. Usik = (oo-seek) = Tease on
  92. Urban = (oor-ban) = Urban
  93. Urbanisasi = (oor-ba-nee-sa-si) = Urbanization
  94. Urat = (oo-rat) = Vein
  95. Usus = (oo-soos) = Intestine (Or bowel) 
  96. Utak atik = (oo-tak-aa-teek) = Tweak
  97. Ulama = (oo-la-ma) = Theologian (or scholar)
  98. Utara = (oo-ta-ra) = North
  99. Uterus = (oo-te-roos) = Uterus
  100. Utang = (oo-tang) = Debt
  101. Utopi = (oo-to-pee-ya) = Utopia
  102. Utopis = (oo-to-pees) = Utopians
  103. Utuh = (oo-tuh) = Intact
  104. Ujar = (oo-jar) = Say (or Said)
  105. Utas = (oo-tas) = Thread

That was the words Indonesian words that start with U letter. For information, the words from that letter is not as much as the other letter, but it is often use in daily conversation. You can learn Romantic Words in Indonesian Language and Unique Indonesian Words to increasing your capability in Bahasa Indonesia