Mas is a Javanese word (not Indonesian at all), and it means older brother. So, ironically, it is used by the Javanese as a term of respect . . . sometimes applied to ones actual older brother, and sometimes applied to a male friend or colleague of a similar or slightly older age.
How do you address a woman in Indonesia?
Indonesians normally address a lady as Ibu and a man as Pak or Bapak. It doesnt mean you look old. It is not uncommon for a lady in her 20s to be called Ibu especially if she has some social standing. Kamu means you.
How do you greet in Indonesia?
Meeting and Greeting Shake hands and give a slight nod when meeting for the first time. After the first meeting, a handshake is not necessary; a slight bow or nod of the head is sufficient. Shake an Indonesian womans hand only if she initiates the greeting. Greet people with Selamat (sell-a-mat), which means peace.
What does MBA mean in Indonesian?
What do the abbreviations mba/mbak and tggu mean? Mba/mbak means miss. You can say mbak to young girls. Tggu is shortened from tunggu, which means wait. People use this abbreviation in chat.
What is the meaning of Neng in Indonesia?
Neng call for girl (sundanese) in indonesia.
What is the official language of Indonesia?
Indonesian Indonesia/Official languages
What do couples call each other in Indonesia?
in Indonesian they call their boyfriend/girlfriend with pacar, and cute name they use sayang In Indonesia, we dont make any difference beetwen boyfriend and girlfriend, its just only one word, Pacar. Mostly we call our Pacar with Sayang or my love.
What is your name Indonesian?
“Whats your name?” = “Siapa namamu?”