Indonesian conversation in the Village

Indonesian conversation in the Village. This time, we will teach you about another conversation in \ Bahasa Indonesia if you are travelling to Indonesian’s villages or rural area. Village is called kampung or desa in Bahasa Indonesia. Usually the foreigners like exchange student from abroad and tourist with a social project travels to kampung to explore Indonesia and to get knowledge about the country. So, in order for you to speak comfortable with the people in the villages of Indonesia, it is better if you learn some basic conversation you can use to speak to the community there.

Here is the example of Indonesian conversation at village.

Mark                : Selamat Pagi, bapak. / Good Morning, sir.

Pak Abdul       : Selamat Pagi juga Mark. Bagimana kabarmu hari ini? / Good morning too Mark. How are you today?

Mark                : Baik bapak. Saya bersama teman-teman ingin berjalan-jalan melihat desa ini.  / Fine, sir. Me and my friends want to take a look around this vallage. 

Pak Abdul       : Wah bagus sekali. Para warga pasti akan senang sekali. Dengan berjalan kaki? / That’s very nice. The people will be very happy. Are you going by foot?

Mark                : Tidak pak, Kami akan bersepeda keliling kampung. / No, Sir. We will ride bicycle around village.

Pak Abdul       : Begitu, pakah kamu sudah makan? / I see, Have you eaten?

Mark                : Sudah bapak. Saya makan Nasi Goreng tadi pagi. / I have sir. I have eaten Nasi Goreng last morning.

Pak Abdul       : Kamu harus makan lagi. Istri saya baru selesai masak. Ayo masuk ke dalam. / You have to eat again. My wife has just cooked. Come in.

Mark                : Wah terima kasih banyak bapak. / Woah thank you so much sir.

Mark                : Makannya enak sekali bapak. / The food is delicious.

Pak Abdul       : Terima kasih Mark. Istri saya memang pintar masak. / Thank you Mark. My wife is a good cook.

Mark                : Haha oh ya bapak saya besok akan mengajarkan bahasa Inggris ke sekolah. / Haha oh yeah sir, tomorrow I will be teaching Bahasa Inggris in the school.

Pak Abdul       : Bagus, anak-anak sekolah pasti senang bertemu bule. Semoga kamu betah di desa ini ya. / Good, the students will be very happy to meet foreigners. Hope you enjoy this village.

Mark                : Iya, Terima kasih banyak bapak. / Yes, Thank you very much sir.

Here are some vocabulary of words in Bahasa Indonesia that usually used by the people in the village.

Vocabulary List

Warga People
Petani Farmer
Pasar Market
Anak-anak Children/kids
Halaman Yard
Musim Season
Orang tua Oldster
Rumah House
Suami Husband
Istri Wife
Warung Store
Peraturan Rule
Adat Tradition
Kerja Work
Hutan Forest/jugle
Suku Tribe
Sungai River

You can use the vocabulary above to learn how to make the right sentences if you want to try and have a conversation with the people in the village of Indonesia.

Good Luck~

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