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Manado Malay phrasebook

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Manado Malay (Bahasa Manado), also known as Minahasa Malay, is spoken by the Minahasa people of North Sulawesi, Indonesia.

Pronunciation guide

Manado Malay is a purely spoken language and these is no standard orthography. However, the language is closely related to standard Malay and is rendered here using Malay spelling rules.

Vowels

Consonants

Common diphthongs

salad cream

Phrase list

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Basics

Hello. 
(halo)
Hello. (informal
( hai )
How are you? 
( apa kabar? )
Fine, thank you. 
( baik, makase )
What is your name? 
( sapa ngana pe nama? )
My name is ______ . 
( qta pe nama___ )
Nice to meet you. 
( senang bakudapa deng ngana )
Please. 
( Tolong )
Thank you. 
( Terima kasih / makase )
You're welcome. 
( Sama-sama )
Yes. 
( iyo/ iya )
No. 
( ndak/ Nyandak )
Excuse me. 
( permisi )
Excuse me. (begging pardon
( )
I'm sorry. 
( maaf / sorry )
Goodbye 
( Selamat tinggal )
Goodbye (informal
( sampe bakudapa lagi = till we meet again )
I can't speak name of language [well]. 
( qta ndak bisa bacarita bahasa [ ])
Do you speak English? 
( ngana bisa bahasa inggris? )
Is there someone here who speaks English? 
( di sini ada yang bisa bahasa inggris? )
Help! 
( Tolong! )
Look out! 
( awas! )
Good morning. 
( Selamat pagi )
Good afternoon. 
( Selamat siang / selamat sore )
Good night. 
( Selamat malam )
Good night (to sleep
( selamat malam )
I don't understand. 
( qta ndak mangarti )
Where is the toilet? 
( di mana wese? / wese sabalah mana? )

Problems

Numbers

Time

Clock time

Duration

Days

Monday - ( senin ) Tuesday - ( selasa ) Wednesday - ( rabu ) Thursday - ( kamis ) Friday - ( jumat ) Saturday - ( sabtu ) Sunday - ( minggu )

Months

Writing time and date

Colors

Purple 
Ungu
Black 
Hitam
Red 
Merah
White 
Putih
Orange 
Oren
Yellow 
Kuning
Pink 
Merah jambu/Pink
Green 
Hijau
Brown 
Coklat
Blue 
Biru

Transportation

Bus and train

Directions

Taxi

Lodging

Money

Eating

Bars

Shopping

Grenah leezo nerdu retati hejam nebada

Driving

Authority

Brrritttzzzaaaaye keemon!


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