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Learn a New Language: Balinese

Trying learning a new language with us as we travel around the world on Amanda’s Big World Adventure!

Words and phrases in Balinese for you to learn for your vacation in Bali.

GENERAL WORDS

No/not: Nenten, tan
Yes/sure: Patut
Like this: Kenten
What?: Apa
Why?: Punapi?
From where?: Saking dija?
Good: Becik
You: Jero
They: Ida
He/she/it: Ipun/ida
Daughter: Putri
Son: Putra
God: Dewa
Goddess: Dewi
Coffee: Kopi
Money: Pipis/jinah
Enough: jangkep
Where?: Di mana
Hot: Banas
Hungry: Lapar
Scenic beautiful: Indah
Beautiful: Cantik
Not bad: Lumayan
Delicious: Enak

FOOD

Salt: Garam
Shrimp: Udang
Chicken: Ayam
Cow: Sapi
Pork: Babi

GREETINGS

Good morning: Selamad pagi
Good afternoon: Selamad siang
Good evening: Selamad malam

MANNERS

Thank you: Terima kasih
Thank you very much: Matur suksma
You are welcome: Inggih!
Excuse me: Permissi or Tiang pamit

GENERAL PHRASES

Where are you going?: Mau kemana
Where are you from?: Uli dija?
What’s your name?: Sira wastan jeronê?
Turning around: Indeng-indeng
___ is from which country?: ___ uli Negara dija?
Are you already married?: Bapa suba makurenan?
Yes. I am already married: Inggih. Tiang suba ngantên.
Where do you want to go?: Bapa/Mêmê lakar lunga kija?
I want to go to ___: Tiang lakar ka ____
I would like to pay: Titiang pacang naur
Watch out: Awas
Be careful: Hati hati

NUMBERS

1 besik, siki
2 dua
3 telu
4 pat
5 lima
6 nem, enam
7 pitu
8 kutus
9 sia
10 dasa

EVERYONE HAS THE SAME NAME

Child #1: Wayan
Child #2: Madê
Child #3: Nyoman
Child #4: Ketut
Child #5: Wayan
I is for men  example: I Madê
Ni is for women  example: Ni Wayan

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