Adverbs

Indonesian Lesson 18 (Adverbs and Animals)

Duration: 30 mins

In this 18th lesson we will explore the Indonesian adverbs, vocabulary list about animals and finally farewell phrases. We will be using both vocabulary and grammar to ensure that you know how to use the words when they are separate and when they are in a sentence. Going through the whole page should take about 30 min. Make sure to read the pronunciation and hear the audio as well. If you have any question about this course, please email me directly at Indonesian Classes.

Adverbs

In addition to adjectives, adverbs are very essential. This includes adverbs of time ", frequency, manner and place. It can make it easy to have a conversation about different topics by simply knowing some key words such as "yesterday", "always", "quickly", "here" etc. Adverbs can modify adjectives and verbs.

Below is a list of 30 adverbs that you might come across or use very often. The table contains 3 columns (English, Indonesian, and Audio). Make sure you repeat each word after hearing it by either clicking on the audio button or by reading the pronunciation. That should help with memorization as well as improving your pronunciation.

Adverbs List in Indonesian

Adverbs Indonesian
Alreadysudah
Immediatelysegera
Last nightkomputer jinjin
Laterakhir-akhir ini
Next weekminggu depan
Nowsekarang
Soonsegera
Stillmasih
This morningpagi ini
Todayhari ini
Tomorrowbesok
Tonightmalam ini
Yesterdaykemarin
Yetmasih
Anywheredi manapun
Everywheremana-mana
Heredi sini
Theredi sana
Almosthampir
Alonesendirian
Carefullydengan hati-hati
QuicklyCepat.
Reallybenar-benar
SlowlyPerlahan-lahan
Togetherbersama
Verysangat
Alwaysselalu
Nevertak pernah
Rarelyjarang
Sometimeskadang-kadang

Let's put some of the adverbs above into full Indonesian sentences. That way you will be able to use the word not only by itself but embedded in a structure.

Indonesian Adverbs in a Sentence

English Indonesian
Do you like it here?Apakah Anda senang di sini?
See you later!Sampai nanti!
Thank you very much!Terima kasih banyak!
I really like it!Saya sangat menyukainya

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Vocabulary List about Animals

Here is a list of 25 words related to farm and wild animals as well as insects. If you can memorize them by heart, you will be able to talk about pets you have in the house or farm.

Animals List in Indonesian

Animals Indonesian
Animalhewan
Bearberuang
Birdburung
Butterflykupu-kupu
Catkucing
Cowsapi
Doganjing
Donkeykeledai
Eagleburung elang
Elephantgajah
Farmpeternakan
Foresthutan
Goatkambing
Horsekuda
Insectserangga
Lionsinga
Monkeymonyet/kera
Mosquitonyamuk
Mousetikus
Rabbitkelinci
Sheep (plural)domba
Snakeular
Spiderlaba-laba
Tigerharimau

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Daily Conversation in Indonesian

Finally, a list of sentences using the vocabulary used in this lesson plus some bonus phrases. For a complete list of commonly used sentences, please visit our Indonesian Phrases page. Enjoy!

Common Expressions in Indonesian

English Indonesian
Do you have any animals?Apakah kamu memelihara hewan?
Do you sell dog food?Apakah kamu menjual makanan anjing?
I have a dogsaya punya se-ekor anjing
Monkeys are funnyMonyet lucu
She likes catsdia (wanita) suka kucing
Tigers are fastHarimau bergerak cepat
Badburuk
HappyBahagia/Gembira/Senang
SadSedih/Duka
Thank you!Terima kasih!
You're welcome! (in response to "thank you")Kembali/Sama-sama
Have a nice day!
Good night!Selamat malam!
Have a good trip!Selamat jalan
It was nice talking to you!Senang berbicara dengan Anda.

Fun Facts

Did you know? Commonly used adverbs constitute about 15% of sentences in Indonesian. That means they should not be ignored because sooner or later you will need to use them.

Congratulations! You finished your 18th lesson in Indonesian about adverbs, and animals. Are you ready for the next lesson? We recommend Indonesian Vocabulary. You can also simply click on one of the links below or go back to our Learn Indonesian homepage.