Examples of Metaphor of Colors in Indonesian

Metaphor of colors is an interesting topic of metaphor that you can use in your Indonesian writing or literature work. There are many unique and interesting metaphors of colors in Indonesian that you can use. Read the more complete and thorough explanation below. Metaphor Meaning in Indonesian In Indonesia, we call metaphor as “metafora” or […]

Will Dutch-Derived Indonesian Words be Slowly Displaced by Their English-Derived/Indonesian Equivalents

Remember your History lesson, folks! Because today we are going to talk not only about Indonesian but also Dutch and English. Why bring the Dutch in? Well, Indonesia experienced a long colonial history under Dutch rule. Their long period of existence in Indonesia then affected the culture, including language. Dutch has left an extensive imprint on […]

Is The Indonesian Word “Bahasa” Derived from Sanskrit “Bhasha?”

As you might know, language is translated as “Bahasa” in Indonesian. You might wonder… Where does this word come from? Is it derived from Sanskrit “Bhasha”? What was the connection between the Indonesian language and Sanskrit? If you look at Indonesian’ prehistory, you will find that Indonesia has a long story with Hinduism, which used […]

How Do Native Indonesians Think of Chinese Indonesians?

Since centuries ago, many people from around the world see Indonesia as a prospective country for business and trading. Chinese people also known as people that like to go anywhere to sell things. Indonesia was one of the countries that visited by many Chinese. Chinese people have come and lived in Indonesia since 13th century. […]

Wisest Quotes about Indonesian Nature – Deep Meaning

Nature is arguably a thing that has become one with human life in general. On the other hand, nature and human life are interrelated and interdependent, among others. We humans definitely need nature to survive. All the things that we make, more or less come from the natural source of use. Nature that must be […]

15 Indonesian Quotes about Culture and Its Deep Meaning

Hello everyone! This time, I am going to give you some quotes about culture. You can use the quotes below to learn more about Indonesian culture, also to improve your Indonesian language. Before you get down to the quotes, here are some articles recommended for you. Quotes About Indonesian Food Conversations about Indonesian Culture Indonesian […]

22 Quotes About Indonesian Food (Menu and Culture)

Hello.. how are you? Today, I am going to give some quotes about food in Indonesian. The quotes you are about to see below are stated by some people, and it will be some good quotes for you. The quotes below will also help you to improve your Indonesian language skill. Before you get down […]

Indonesian Sayings about Family with English Translation

Hello! Welcome back! Do you know that Indonesian has a proverb called ‘Makan gak makan yang penting ngumpul’ (Dinner or not, the most important thing is to gather) which means ‘we should have family time despite our busy activities’ (Check Indonesian Expressions for Foreigners). On the other words, similar to other Asian countries, Indonesia sees […]

A-Z Indonesian Inspirational Quotes about Life with English Translation

Hello! Welcome back. When we feel down, some motivation and inspiration could be the cure to move on. Every nation has its own public figure. Therefore, why don’t we learn language through Indonesian inspirational quotes about life? In addition, we could also learn some life lesson from them. However, before we start, take a look […]

Wise Quotes of the Day in Indonesian with English Translation

Hey! Ready for another lesson? As you know language is used to express our mind and feeling. Therefore, in a song, literature, movie or even when we talk, sometimes we use beautiful chain of words. At this lesson let’s learn Bahasa Indonesia through Quotes of the Day in Indonesian. You will learn several popular Indonesian […]