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Buset Meaning In Indonesian

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Buset Meaning In Indonesian Language

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Buset In the Indonesian Language

[Buset], [busyet], or [bused] is a word you say when you're surprised or amazed by something. You can also say [buset] when you feel annoyed with something. You need to look at the context first, to know how to use it correctly.

[Buset] often collocates with the word [deh] or [dah], so it's gonna be [buset deh] or [buset dah]. The two of them have the same meaning. [Buset dah] is mostly spoken by people in Jakarta and [buset deh] is spoken by people outside Jakarta.

How to Pronounce Buset

Here is how you pronounce [buset] in Bahasa Indonesia.

And below is how you pronounce [buset deh].

Below is how you pronounce [buset dah].

Next, I'm going to give you example sentences using the word buset.

Buset In Example Sentences

Here are 3 example sentences using the word buset.

Example Sentences

English Translation

1. Buset! Nama loe panjang bener?!

1. Oh, my God! Your name is so long!

2. Ini anak buset deh! Dikasih tahu ngga mau nurut!

2. This kid is so unbelievable! He doesn't want to listen to what I just said!

3. Buset dah ini tempat! Berantakan banget!

3. Holyshit! Look at this place! What a mess!

In sentence number 2, I give advice to a kid, and then the kid won't listen to me. I kind of felt annoyed with him because he didn't want to listen to my advice. So, [buset] in sentence 2 shows the feeling of annoyance from the speaker who said [buset].

Sentence number 1 and number 2 are just showing the feeling of surprise. Next, we will watch a movie clip where this word is spoken.

Example of Buset In Use

The first clip we are about to watch is taken from a movie called Cek Toko Sebelah, Season 1, Episode 4 (2019)

Let's watch the clip below.

The conversation in the scene with English translations is as follows.

Yohan: Buset! Ngga salah loe, Ming? (Holyshit! Is this for real, Ming?)

Vincent: Ini mah bukan dituang! Ditimba! (You can’t pour this with a spoon. You need a bucket to fill this.)

Roy: Ini mah porsi dapur umum, Ming. (This is a portion for a soup kitchen, Ming.)

Yohan was amazed by how big the bowl was. So, buset in this context means that Yohan was feeling surprised when he saw how big the bowl was.

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So, I think that's all for now. If you have any questions regarding this topic, you can just type in in the comment box down below, and I'll be happy to answer your questions. And if I find another scene where this word is spoken Insha Allah, I will update this article. Bye now.