How do you address a lady in Indonesia?
Indonesians normally address a lady as Ibu and a man as Pak or Bapak. It doesn’t 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’.
Is Indonesian a race or ethnicity?
There are over 1,300 ethnic groups in Indonesia, of which 200 are of Native Indonesian ancestry. The largest ethnic group in Indonesia are the Javanese people who make up 41% of the total population.
|Main Regions||West Java, Banten, Lampung|
What is considered rude in Indonesia?
So when shaking hands, offering a gift, handing or receiving something, eating, pointing or generally touching another person, it is considered proper etiquette to always use your right hand. Pointing toward someone with forefinger is considered rude.
What do Indonesians call their mom?
This word is “mom” or “ibu” in Indonesian language. As said above, “mom” means “ibu” or “mama” or “bunda” in Indonesia. The word “ibu” usually used when we talk to some old women, while the word “mama” or “bunda” is used to call your biological mother.
How do you say thank you in Indonesian slang?
In Indonesian “Thank you.” is Terima kasih. The first word of the phrase, terima, means “to accept.” This is followed by kasih, which in Indonesian means “love.” And the entire expression again is terima kasih. Literally, you are saying “it is accepted with love.” 2- Makasih.