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Sundanese is a Malayo-Polynesian language spoken in West Java.

Pronunciation guide[edit]

Vowels[edit]

Consonants[edit]

Common diphthongs[edit]

Phrase list[edit]

Basics[edit]

Common signs


OPEN 
BUKA
CLOSED 
TUTUP
ENTRANCE 
ASUP
EXIT 
KALUAR
PUSH 
DORONG
PULL 
TARIK
TOILET 
WC
MEN 
LALAKI
WOMEN 
AWÉWÉ
FORBIDDEN 
Hello. 
Sampurasun . ( )
Hello. (informal
Halo. ( )
How are you? 
Kumaha damang? ( )
Fine, thank you. 
Pangéstu, hatur nuhun. ( )
What is your name? 
Saha jenengan téh? ( )
My name is ______ . 
Wasta pun ______ . ( _____ .)
Nice to meet you. 
Bungah pendak sareng anjeun. ( )
Please. 
Mangga. ( )
Thank you. 
Hatur nuhun ( )
You're welcome. 
Sami-sami ( )
Yes. 
Muhun ( )
No. 
Henteu ( )
Excuse me. (getting attention
Punten ( )
Excuse me. (begging pardon
. ( )
I'm sorry. 
Hampura. ( )
Goodbye 
Mangga. ( )
Goodbye (informal
. ( )
I can't speak name of language [well]. 
Abdi teu tiasa nyarios ngaran basa [kalawan hadé]. ( [ ])
Do you speak English? 
Anjeun tiasa nyarios basa Inggris? ( ?)
Is there someone here who speaks English? 
Aya nu tiasa nyarios basa Inggris teu didieu? ( ?)
Help! 
Tulung! ( too-LOONG!)
Look out! 
Tingali itu! ( !)
Good morning. 
Wilujeng enjing ( )
Good evening. 
Wilujeng sonten ( )
Good night. 
Wilujeng wengi ( )
Good night (to sleep
Wilujeng kulem ( )
I don't understand. 
Abdi teu ngartos ( )
Where is the toilet? 
Upami WC dimana? ( ?)

Problems[edit]

Leave me alone. 
Tinggalkeun abdi nyalira! ( .)
Don't touch me! 
Tong cubak-cabak! ( !)
I'll call the police. 
Abdi rék ngagero pulisi. ( .)
Police! 
Pulisi! ( !)
Stop! Thief! 
Eureun! Maling! ( ! !)
I need your help. 
Abdi butuh pitulung anjeun. ( .)
It's an emergency. 
Ieu mah genting pisan. ( .)
I'm lost. 
Abdi kaleungitan. ( .)
I lost my bag. 
Tas abdi leungit. ( .)
I lost my wallet. 
Lokét abdi leungit . ( .)
I'm sick. 
Abdi nuju teu damang ( .)
I've been injured. 
Abdi geus ripuh. ( .)
I need a doctor. 
Abdi butuh dokter ( .)
Can I use your phone? 
Manawi tiasa nambut hp anjeun ? ( ?)

Numbers[edit]

Hiji ( )
Dua ( )
Tilu ( )
Opat ( )
Lima ( )
Genep ( )
Tujuh ( )
Dalapan ( )
Salapan ( )
10 
Sapuluh ( )
11 
Sabalas ( )
12 
Duabalas ( )
13 
Tilubelas ( )
14 
Opatbelas ( )
15 
Limabelas ( )
16 
Genepbelas ( )
17 
Tujuhbelas ( )
18 
Dalapanbelas ( )
19 
Salapanbelas ( )
20 
Duapuluh ( )
21 
Duapuluh hiji ( )
22 
Duapuluh dua( )
23 
Duapuluh tilu ( )
30 
Tilupuluh ( )
40 
Opatpuluh ( )
50 
Limapuluh ( )
60 
Geneppuluh ( )
70 
Tujuhpuluh ( )
80 
Dalapanpuluh ( )
90 
Salapanpuluh ( )
100 
Saratus ( )
200 
Duaratus ( )
300 
Tiluratus ( )
1,000 
Sarébu ( )
2,000 
Duarébu ( )
1,000,000 
Sajuta ( )
1,000,000,000 
Samiliar ( )
1,000,000,000,000 
Satiriliun ( )
number _____ (train, bus, etc.) 
nomer ____ ( )
half 
sapasi( )
less 
kurang ( )
more 
leuwih ( )

Time[edit]

now 
ayeuna ( )
later 
engké ( )
before 
saméméh ( )
morning 
énjing ( )
daytime 
beurang ( )
afternoon 
soré ( )
evening 
magrib ( )
night 
wengi ( )

Clock time[edit]

one o'clock AM 
( )
two o'clock AM 
( )
noon 
( )
one o'clock PM 
( )
two o'clock PM 
( )
midnight 
( )

Duration[edit]

_____ minute(s) 
( )
_____ hour(s) 
( )
_____ day(s) 
( )
_____ week(s) 
( )
_____ month(s) 
( )
_____ year(s) 
( )

Days[edit]

today 
Dinten ayeuna ( )
yesterday 
Kamari ( )
tomorrow 
Enjing ( )
this week 
minggu ayeuna ( )
last week 
minggu kamari ( )
next week 
minggu nu arék ( )
Sunday 
Ahad ( )
Monday 
Senén ( )
Tuesday 
Salasa ( )
Wednesday 
Rebo ( )
Thursday 
Kemis ( )
Friday 
Juma'ah ( )
Saturday 
Saptu ( )

Months[edit]

January 
Januari ( )
February 
Pébruari ( )
March 
Maret ( )
April 
April ( )
May 
Méi ( )
June 
Juni ( )
July 
Juli ( )
August 
Agustus ( )
September 
Séptémber ( )
October 
Oktober ( )
November 
Nopémber ( )
December 
Désémber ( )

Writing time and date[edit]

Colors[edit]

black 
hideung ( )
white 
bodas ( )
gray 
kulawu ( )
red 
beureum ( )
blue 
bulao ( )
yellow 
koneng ( )
green 
héjo ( )
orange 
oranyeu ( )
purple 
wungu ( )
brown 
colat ( )

Transportation[edit]

Bus and train[edit]

How much is a ticket to _____? 
( )
One ticket to _____, please. 
( )
Where does this train/bus go? 
( )
Where is the train/bus to _____? 
( )
Does this train/bus stop in _____? 
( )
When does the train/bus for _____ leave? 
( )
When will this train/bus arrive in _____? 
( )

Directions[edit]

How do I get to _____ ? 
Dupi ka ______ kedah ngalangkungan kamana? ( )
...the train station? 
...Stasiun Karéta ( )
...the bus station? 
(" ")
...the airport? 
...bandara ( )
...downtown? 
...alun-alun ( )
...the youth hostel? 
( )
...the _____ hotel? 
...Hotel _____ ( )
...the American/Canadian/Australian/British consulate? 
...Duta Besar Amerika/Kanada/Inggris ( )
Where are there a lot of... 
( )
...hotels? 
( )
...restaurants? 
( )
...bars? 
( )
...sites to see? 
( )
Can you show me on the map? 
Dupi tiasa pang tunjukkeun dina peta? ( )
street 
Jalan ( )
Turn left. 
Méngkol ka kénca ( )
Turn right. 
Méngkol ka katuhu ( )
left 
Kénca ( )
right 
Katuhu ( )
straight ahead 
Lurus teras ( )
towards the _____ 
Ngarah ka _____ ( )
past the _____ 
Saatos _____ ( )
before the _____ 
Sateuacan _____( )
Watch for the _____. 
( )
intersection 
Simpangan ( )
north 
Kaler ( )
south 
Kidul ( )
east 
Wétan ( )
west 
Kulon ( )
uphill 
Nanjak ( )
downhill 
Mudun ( )

Taxi[edit]

Taxi! 
( )
Take me to _____, please. 
( )
How much does it cost to get to _____? 
( )
Take me there, please. 
( )

Lodging[edit]

Do you have any rooms available? 
( )
How much is a room for one person/two people? 
( )
Does the room come with... 
( )
...bedsheets? 
( )
...a bathroom? 
( )
...a telephone? 
( )
...a TV? 
( )
May I see the room first? 
( )
Do you have anything quieter? 
( )
...bigger? 
( )
...cleaner? 
( )
...cheaper? 
( )
OK, I'll take it. 
( )
I will stay for _____ night(s). 
( )
Can you suggest another hotel? 
( )
Do you have a safe? 
( )
...lockers? 
( )
Is breakfast/supper included? 
( )
What time is breakfast/supper? 
( )
Please clean my room. 
( )
Can you wake me at _____? 
( )
I want to check out. 
( )

Money[edit]

Do you accept American/Australian/Canadian dollars? 
( )
Do you accept British pounds? 
( )
Do you accept Euros? 
( )
Do you accept credit cards? 
( )
Can you change money for me? 
( )
Where can I get money changed? 
( )
Can you change a traveler's check for me? 
( )
Where can I get a traveler's check changed? 
( )
What is the exchange rate? 
( )
Where is an automatic teller machine (ATM)? 
( )

Eating[edit]

A table for one person/two people, please. 
( )
Can I look at the menu, please? 
( )
Can I look in the kitchen? 
( )
Is there a house specialty? 
( )
Is there a local specialty? 
( )
I'm a vegetarian. 
Abdi mung nuang sayuran ( )
I don't eat pork. 
( )
I don't eat beef. 
( )
I only eat kosher food. 
( )
Can you make it "lite", please? (less oil/butter/lard
( )
fixed-price meal 
( )
a la carte 
( )
breakfast 
( )
lunch 
( )
tea (meal
( )
supper 
( )
I want _____. 
( )
I want a dish containing _____. 
( )
chicken 
( )
beef 
( hayam)
fish 
( lauk)
ham 
( daging)
sausage 
( sosis)
cheese 
( kéju)
eggs 
(endog )
salad 
( karédok)
(fresh) vegetables 
(sayur )
(fresh) fruit 
( )
bread 
( roti)
toast 
( roti bakar)
noodles 
( mih)
rice 
( sangu)
beans 
( )
May I have a glass of _____? 
( )
May I have a cup of _____? 
( )
May I have a bottle of _____? 
( )
coffee 
( cikopi)
tea (drink
( )
juice 
( )
(bubbly) water 
( )
(still) water 
( )
beer 
( )
red/white wine 
( )
May I have some _____? 
( )
salt 
( uyah)
black pepper 
( )
butter 
( )
Excuse me, waiter? (getting attention of server)
( )
I'm finished. 
( )
It was delicious. 
( ieu ngeunah pisan)
Please clear the plates. 
( )
The check, please. 
( )

Bars[edit]

Do you serve alcohol? 
( )
Is there table service? 
( )
A beer/two beers, please. 
( )
A glass of red/white wine, please. 
( )
A pint, please. 
( )
A bottle, please. 
( )
_____ (hard liquor) and _____ (mixer), please. 
( )
whiskey 
( )
vodka 
( )
rum 
( )
water 
( )
club soda 
( )
tonic water 
( )
orange juice 
( )
Coke (soda
( )
Do you have any bar snacks? 
( )
One more, please. 
( )
Another round, please. 
( )
When is closing time? 
( )
Cheers! 
( )

Shopping[edit]

Do you have this in my size? 
( )
How much is this? 
Sabaraha? ( )
That's too expensive. 
Mahal teuing. ( )
Would you take _____? 
( )
expensive 
mahal ( )
cheap 
murah ( )
I can't afford it. 
( )
I don't want it. 
( )
You're cheating me. 
( )
I'm not interested. 
(..)
OK, I'll take it. 
( )
Can I have a bag? 
( )
Do you ship (overseas)? 
( )
I need... 
( )
...toothpaste. 
odol ( )
...a toothbrush. 
( )
...tampons. 
. ( )
...soap. 
sabun ( )
...shampoo. 
( )
...pain reliever. (e.g., aspirin or ibuprofen
( )
...cold medicine. 
( )
...stomach medicine. 
... ( )
...a razor. 
( )
...an umbrella. 
( )
...sunblock lotion. 
( )
...a postcard. 
( )
...postage stamps. 
( )
...batteries. 
( )
...writing paper. 
( )
...a pen. 
( )
...English-language books. 
( )
...English-language magazines. 
( )
...an English-language newspaper. 
( )
...an English-English dictionary. 
( )

Driving[edit]

I want to rent a car. 
( )
Can I get insurance? 
( )
stop (on a street sign
( )
one way 
( )
yield 
( )
no parking 
( )
speed limit 
( )
gas (petrol) station 
( )
petrol 
( )
diesel 
( )

Authority[edit]

I haven't done anything wrong. 
( )
It was a misunderstanding. 
( )
Where are you taking me? 
( )
Am I under arrest? 
( )
I am an American/Australian/British/Canadian citizen. 
( )
I want to talk to the American/Australian/British/Canadian embassy/consulate. 
( )
I want to talk to a lawyer. 
( )
Can I just pay a fine now? 
( )
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