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Sundanese (Basa Sunda) is a Malayo-Polynesian language spoken in West Java. Almost all speakers of Sundanese are also able to speak Indonesian, so learning it is not essential to communicate, though it would almost certainly impress the locals.

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 anjeun? ( )
My name is ______ .
Wasta ni pun ______ . ( _____ .)
Nice to meet you.
Rumaos bingah tos 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 Sundanese [well].
Abdi teu tiasa nyarios ?????? [kalawan hadé]. ( [ ])
Do you speak English?
Dupi 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!
Awas! ( !)
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]

1
Hiji ( )
2
Dua ( )
3
Tilu ( )
4
Opat ( )
5
Lima ( )
6
Genep ( )
7
Tujuh ( )
8
Dalapan ( )
9
Salapan ( )
10
Sapuluh ( )
11
Sabelas ( )
12
Dua balas ( )
13
Tilu belas ( )
14
Opat belas ( )
15
Lima belas ( )
16
Genep belas ( )
17
Tujuh belas ( )
18
Dalapan belas ( )
19
Salapan belas ( )
20
Dua puluh / sakodi( )
21
Dua puluh hiji / salikur( )
22
Dua puluh dua / dua likur( )
23
Dua puluh tilu / tilu likur( )
25
Dua puluh lima / salawe( )
30
Tilu puluh ( )
40
Opat puluh ( )
50
Lima puluh ( )
60
Genep puluh / sawidak( )
70
Tujuh puluh ( )
80
Dalapan puluh ( )
90
Salapan puluh ( )
100
Saratus ( )
200
Dua ratus ( )
300
Tilu ratus ( )
1,000
Sarébu ( )
2,000
Dua rébu ( )
10.000
Sapuluh rebu / salaksa( )
100.000
Saratus rebu / saketi( )
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 ( )
the day after tomorrow
Pageto ( )
the day before yesterday
Mangkukna ( )
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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