Hallas wrote:Awesome stuff, very helpful! Here's some slang I've come across in my studies:
1 Lo lagi apa?: What's up?
2 Ya, Yup, Yoi, Iya: Yes
3 Gue: I/Me/My/Mine (w/ friends)
4 Aku: I/Me/My/Mine (w/ bf/gf)
5 Lo: You/Your/Yours
6 Udah: Already
7 Lagi: Currently
8 Bray: Bro
9 Cin: Hun
10 Cuy: Dude
11 Gokil: Oh snap
12 Ngomong: Say
13 Asik banget: So cool
14 Keren: Cool
15 Bingung: Confused
16 Nggak, gak, ga: No
17 Ngentot: Sex/Fuck
18 Tai: Shit
19 Gw: gue
20 Bakalan: Will (as opposed to akan)
21 Nanti: Soon/Later
22 Kalo: When
23 Ngga ngapa2in: Not doing anything (online)
24 Keren: Cool
25 Cepet: Fast (as opposed to cepat)
26 Liat: See (as opposed to lihat)
27 Mantap: Tasty
1 Alternative: Lagi ngapain?
2 There's a glottal stop between o and i, so yo'i
3 Alternative: gua
, often written as gw
4 That's actually not a slang.
5 Alternatives: lu, elo, elu
. Sometimes written with oe: loe
6 Very common in the spoken language, like aja
7 Also very common in the spoken language. The formal counterpart would be sedang
8-10 I never really use them.
11 Originated from gila
12 Also means "speak". I usually use bilang
13 Also means "real fun". Asik
is sometimes written with a Y: asyik
. The two E's have different pronunciations.
15 AFAIK that's not a slang.
16 The final -K is a glottal stop. A very common way to say tidak
in the spoken language.
17 The E is an open E like in Spanish. Ngéntot
18 Also written with an H: tahi
. Quite vulgar.
19 See 3 above.
20 Pretty common in the spoken language.
21 AFAIK not a slang at all.
22 The usual pronunciation of the word kalau
23 Nggak ngapa-ngapain
. See 16 to see the alternatives for nggak
24 Repeating 14.
25 Both E's are a schwa.
26 Normal pronunciation of lihat
27 I know it with another meaning. "Tasty" would be énak, sedap, lezat