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Cape In the Indonesian Language

Halo, apa kabar semuanya? (Hello, how are you all?) This time I'm gonna talk about the meaning of the word [cape] in the Indonesian language. As usual, we will also be going to watch a movie clip that I took from an Indonesian movie where this word is spoken. If you want to learn Bahasa Indonesia with me, you can just join my group. You can check it out on the  About Me  page. So, let's dive in! Meaning of Cape Cape means tired. Cape is an informal form of [capai]. You will hear this a lot in conversational Indonesian. You will also hear this phrase [cape deh] in daily conversation in Indonesia. This phrase [cape deh] is used when you're fed up with something or someone. So, this phrase has a different meaning than the word [cape]. How to Pronounce Cape This is how you pronounce [cape]. Let's hear it down below. And this is how you pronounce [capai]. Let's hear it down below. And this is how you pronounce the phrase [cape deh]. Next, let&#

Learn Indonesian With Raditya Dika's Comic

Halo semuanya, apa kabar kalian? Baik-baik aja dong? (Hello, all. How are you guys doing? You guys are alright, aren't you?) This time, we're gonna learn a comic. This comic is from Raditya Dika's tweet on his Twitter account. Let's see the comics down below. If you want to learn Bahasa Indonesia with me, you can just join my group. You can check it out on the  About Me  page. Okay, let's dive in then. Comic Transcript This comic is talking about a girl, her name is Nita. It talks about her experience in love. The very first time she fell in love, she quickly accepts when a guy says, "Do you want to be my girlfriend?" But then, she caught him cheating with another woman behind her back. Her heart gets broken, and then she learns from her experience. So, the next time a guy express his feeling, she doesn't quickly accept him. This time, she wanted to take it slow. So, the comic transcript with English translation is as follows. Boy: Nita

Ngeles In the Indonesian Language

Halo semuanya, apa kabar? Sehat-sehat aja kan? (Hello everyone, how are you? You guys are doing well, aren't you?) This time, I'm gonna explain the meaning of ngeles in the Indonesian language. We will also be going to watch a scene from an Indonesian movie where this word is spoken. If you want to learn Bahasa Indonesia with me, you can just join my group. You can check it out on the  About Me  page. So, let's dive in! Meaning of Ngeles Ngeles can have two meanings. The first meaning of ngeles is to take a course. For example, you're taking an English course, and you say this to your friend. Gue cabut dulu ya? Gue mau ngeles Bahasa Inggris soalnya sekarang. (I've got to roll-out now because it's time for me to go to my English course now.) Actually, in this case, the basic word for this is [les]. You add prefix [nge], and then it becomes [ngeles].       Read also: Biasa Aja in the Indonesian Language The second meaning of ngeles is to cop-out

Biasa Aja In Indonesian Language

Halo semuanya, apa kabar kalian? Tentunya baik-baik saja kan? (Hello everyone, how are you? I bet you're okay, aren't you?) This time, I'm going to explain the meaning of [biasa aja] in the Indonesian language. We will also be going to watch scenes from Indonesian movies where this phrase is being spoken. If you want to learn Bahasa Indonesia with me, you can just join my group. You can check it out on the  About Me  page. So, let's dive in! Meaning of Biasa Aja I will break down this phrase into word for word translation. Biasa means ordinary. Aja is short for [saja], and it means [just]. So, biasa aja means, Something that is ordinary, and not special. In English, there is an idiom run of the mill, which means ordinary and not special in any way. So, I think [biasa aja] matches with English idiom, run of the mill. But, there is another meaning from this phrase [biasa aja]. Often times this phrase [biasa aja] collocates with the word [dong], [kali], an