50 Phrases for Greetings and Daily Conversation in Indonesian [Audio Included]

Aug. 28, 2023

50 Phrases for Greetings and Daily Conversation in Indonesian [Audio Included]
I want to chat with Indonesian friends in Indonesian!
I want to learn phrases and communicate!

We will introduce Indonesian greetings and daily conversation phrases that you can use right now for specific situations.

All voices used in this article are Ondoku AI voices. Pronounced by male and female voices.

If there is something in the voice that says, "This pronunciation is hard to hear," try the pronunciation with a different voice type. It will be even easier to understand if you pronounce it with your favorite voice.

We will also introduce how to make your own original audio teaching materials using the convenient " Ondoku " , which can be converted to audio by simply entering Indonesian text and images, and can even be downloaded as MP3 .

Please take advantage of it!

1. greeting



Sampai jumpa lagi. / Sampai jumpa.

good morning.
Selamat pagi.

Good evening.
Selamat malam.

How are you?
Apa kabar?

Nice to meet you.
Salam kenal.

It's nice weather today, is not it.
Hari ini cuacanya bagus ya.

Long time, no see.
Lama tidak jumpa.

thank you.
Terima kasih.

you're welcome.

2. buy food at the supermarket

how much is this?
Berapa harga ini?

Do you offer discounts?
Ada diskon?

Please give me 1 kilo of this.
Tolong satu kilo ini.

Please put it in the bag.
Tolong dimasukkan ke dalam tas.

Do you have fresh fish?
Ada ikan segar?

where is the vegetable section?
Di mana bagian sayuran?

where do i pay?
Di mana saya bisa membayar?

Can I pay by credit card?
Bisa bayar dengan kartu kredit?

give me a receipt.
Tolong beri saya struk.

3. eat with friends

I am hungry.
Saya lapar.

I want to eat Indonesian food.
Saya mau makan masakan Indonesia.

This dish is delicious.
Makanan ini enak.

What would you like to drink?
Minuman apa yang bagus?

What do you recommend for this restaurant?
Apa yang direkomendasikan di restoran ini?

Bill, please.
Tolong minta bon.

Do you have a vegetarian menu?
Ada menu vegetarian?

Is this dish spicy?
Apakah makanan ini pedas?

Please show me the dessert menu.
Tolong tunjukkan menu pencuci mulut.

4. ask for directions

Where is the restroom?
Di mana toiletnya?

May I go straight on this road?
Apakah saya harus pergi lurus di jalan ini?

Where is the station?
Di mana stasiunnya?

Are you near here?
Apakah dekat dari sini?

Could you show me the map?
Bisakah saya lihat peta?

Please turn right.
Belok kanan.

5. convey feelings

I like it.
Saya suka.

i am sad.
Saya sedih.

Saya marah.

I am surprised.
Saya terkejut.

It's fun.
Saya senang.

I'm happy.
Saya gembira.

6. frequently used phrases

What is your name?
Siapa namamu?

My name is Sarah.
Nama saya Sarah.

how old are you?
Berapa umurmu?

I'm 23 years old.
Umur saya 23 tahun.

Where are you from?
Dari mana kamu berasal?

I'm from Australia.
Saya berasal dari Australia.

got it.
Saya mengerti.

wait a minute.
Tunggu seventar.

Help me!

conversation between two people

It's a conversation between two people who met by chance on the street.

Siti : Halo, Budi! Lama tidak jumpa.
Hello Budi! long time no see. fine?

Budi : Halo, Siti! Saya baik-baik saja, terima kasih. Bagaimana dengan kamu?
Hello Siti! I'm fine, thank you how are you

Siti : Saya juga baik.
I'm fine too what are you doing here

Budi : Saya baru selesai belanja di toko.
I just shopped at the store. you?

Siti : Saya sedang menunggu teman. Kapan-kapan kita harus makan bersama!
I'm waiting for my friend Let's have dinner together someday!

Budi : Itu ide yang bagus. Ayo kita bertemu lagi. Sampai jumpa!
Good idea. Let's meet again. Goodbye!

Siti : Sampai jumpa, Budi!
Goodbye Budi! Have a nice day.

Ondoku, a service that allows you to easily read Indonesian


Ondoku official website

Ondoku is a service that allows you to input text and images and read them out loud. Simple and easy to operate.

This service is perfect for checking the pronunciation of people who are studying Indonesian like us !

It also supports Indonesian and Javanese, and there are multiple speakers such as women and men, so you can choose your favorite voice .

Indonesian Ondoku Phonetic Types

Voices include female and male voices.

  • Indonesian story (Indonesia)
    Men: 3 types
    Female: 3 types
  • Javanese (Latin, Indonesia)
    Men: 1 type
    Female: 1 type

Each human speaker has their own pronunciation and you can hear real Indonesian.

  • The ability to speak faster or slower ,
  • Function to make the pitch of the voice high or low

is also provided. By changing the setting, the impression changes, and the ease of listening also changes.

In addition to this, it supports 80 languages , so you can use it for learning languages other than Indonesian.

You can use it for free, but if you want to increase the number of reading characters, you need to use it for a fee.

However, if you just want to check Indonesian pronunciation, you can use it for free.

How to use Ondoku

Using Ondoku for free is very easy.

No need to download apps or software. One of the attractions is that everything can be done in a web browser.

how to use

  1. Access the Ondoku site
  2. Enter the characters you want to read in the text box (copy and paste is also OK)
  3. Adjust to your preferred settings such as language, voice type and voice speed
  4. Click "Read"

That's it.

Additionally, the audio can also be downloaded in MP3 format .

Textbooks and printouts can be read aloud

Hidden useful features in Ondoku

It is a function that reads out sentences when images are uploaded .

This is a function that allows you to read aloud images taken with a smartphone or other device.

You can take pictures of picture books , books , textbooks , etc. and read them aloud with Ondoku.

This is a function that instantly solves the problem of "I don't know what to read" when teaching Indonesian to children at home or reading Indonesian textbooks.

What's more, you don't have to enter words one by one, so it's very convenient.

[Image → How to use the text-to-speech function]

  1. Access the top page of Ondoku
  2. There are tabs for "Text" and "Image" above the text box.
  3. Click the "Images" tab
  4. Click the image upload and select the image you like.
  5. After selecting the image, adjust the reading speed and height.
  6. click the read button

You can then analyze the image and read the audio in a few seconds.

After loading the image, the recognized characters will be displayed in the text box.

If there is a recognition error, etc., and the reading is strange, you can edit it here.

Detailed usage is introduced here.

How to use Ondoku's image reading function

Ondoku is perfect for learning Indonesian

Check Indonesian pronunciation and read out Indonesian sentences. In addition, it can read out Indonesian by recognizing characters from images...! Ondoku is very convenient.

It's been a really good time to be able to use so many functions for free.

It's free, so you can try it now!

An excellent Ondoku that reads out with Indonesian pronunciation, I hope it will help you to study Indonesian.

Please try using it.

Open Ondoku official website

Text-to-speech software "Ondoku" can read out 5000 characters every month with AI voice for free. You can easily download MP3s and commercial use is also possible. If you sign up for free, you can convert up to 5,000 characters per month for free from text to speech. Try Ondoku now.
HP: ondoku3.com
Email: ondoku3.com@gmail.com
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