Definition of Bahasa Indonesia in English:

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Bahasa Indonesia

Pronunciation: /bəˌhäsə ˌindəˈnēZH(ē)ə/


The official language of Indonesia. See Indonesian.
Example sentences
  • The requirement for foreigners to take a Bahasa Indonesia proficiency test, a move aimed at improving communications with locals, will be stipulated in the investment law, says a minister.
  • Suciwati was working as a Bahasa Indonesia teacher at a high school in Malang in 1991 when she quit to become a labor activist.
  • In short, you have everything you need to practice and learn Bahasa Indonesia via a language exchange.


From Malay bahasa 'language'.

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Syllabification: Ba·ha·sa In·do·ne·sia

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