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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
( hei )
How are you? 
( apa kabar? )
Fine, thank you. 
( da bae-bae, makase )
What is your name? 
( sapa ngana pe nama? )
My name is ______ . 
( qta pe nama___ )
Nice to meet you. 
( sanang da 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 nintau bicara bahasa [ ])
Do you speak English? 
( ngana bicara bahasa Inggris? )
Is there someone here who speaks English? 
( di sini ada yang bicara bahasa Inggris? )
Help! 
( Tulung! )
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 da sablah mana? )

Problems

Numbers

One

     Satu

Two

     Dua

Three

     Tiga

Four

     Ampa

Five

     Lima

Six

     Anam

Seven

     Tujuh

Eight

     Lapang

Nine

     Sambilang

Ten

     Spuluh

Eleven

     Sablas

Twelve

     Duablas

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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