the language

A few words of Balinese or Indonesian goes a long way and it’s a wonderful way to extend yourself and get to know the people of Bali. If there is a particular phrase you’d like to learn, ask any of our employees and they’d be more than happy to help!      

Phrase Indonesian Balinese
Good Morning (before 11am) Selamat pagi
Good Day (11am-3pm) Selamat siang (see-ang)
Good Afternoon (3pm-6pm) Selamat sore (so-ray)
Good Evening (7pm onwards) Selamat malam
Welcome Selamat datang Kenken kabari?
How are you? Apa Kabar? Kenken kabari?
Good (in response to how are you) Baik (bike)
Thank you Terima kasih Marku sukmo (suks-mo)
You’re welcome Sama sama
Excuse me Permisi
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6,
7, 8, 9, 10
Satu, dua, tiga, empat, lima, enam, tujuh, delapan, sembilan, sepuluh
What Apa
Who Siapa
When Kapan
Where is Dimana ada
Where to Kemana
From where Darimana
How Bagaimana
Why Mengapa
May I Boleh
How much Berapa?
Delicious! Enak!
Food Makan
Drink Minum
Water Air (ah-ear)
Chicken Ayam
Fish Ikan
Pork Babi
Fruit Buah
Rice Nasi
Noodles Mie