How to Introduce Yourself in Indonesian in 10 Lines

introduce yourself in indonesian

indonesian101Hello Junkies,

Want to speak Indonesian? Yes? Good – keep reading. This is for those that truly want to learn the language. Here’s how you introduce yourself in Indonesian in 10 easy lines… and this might take you 2 to 3 minutes or less. With this lesson…

  • You get the Indonesian phrases and English translations.
  • Read out loud to practice your speaking.
  • Feel free to print this sheet out for extra review.

Here’s how you introduce yourself in Indonesian. Let’s go.

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1) Hello, It’s nice to meet you.

Hello and Nice to meet you in Indonesian are a must-know phrases. And any introduction will probably will start with these words.

  • Hello, it’s nice to meet you.
  • Halo, senang bertemu dengan Anda.

introduce yourself in indonesian

2) My name is _____.

This is simple. To say “my name is” in Indonesian, you just need the phrase “Nama saya adalah.” Then say your name.

  • My name is ____.
  • Nama saya adalah ____.

introduce yourself in indonesian

3) I am from ______.

So, where are you from? America? Europe? Africa? Asia? Just stick the name of your country inside this phrase. We’ll use Indonesia as an example.

  • I’m from Indonesia.
  • Saya berasal dari Indonesia.

introduce yourself in indonesian

4) I live in ______.

What about now – where do you live? Just fill in the blank with the country or city (if famous) into this phrase. I’ll use Jakarta as an example.

  • I live in Jakarta.
  • Saya tinggal di Jakarta.

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5) I’ve been learning Indonesian for _____.

How long have you been learning Indonesian for? A month? A year?

  • I’ve been learning Indonesian for a year.
  • Aku telah belajar bahasa Indonesia selama satu tahun.

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6) I’m learning Indonesian at _____.

Where are you learning Indonesian? At school? At home? This would be a great line to know and use when you’re introducing yourself. Here’s my example:

introduce yourself in indonesian

7) I am ____ years old.

Here’s how to say how old you are in Indonesian. Add your own number and you’re good to go.

  • I’m 27 years old.
  • Usia saya 27 tahun.

introduce yourself in indonesian

8) I am ______.

What about your position? Are you a student? Yoga teacher? Lawyer for the potato industry? Potato salesman? Super important question that people like to ask (and judge you about – Hey, I’m just a blogger!).

  • I’m a teacher.
  • Saya adalah seorang guru.

introduce yourself in indonesian

Yep, guru means teacher in Indonesian. Cool, huh?

9) One of my hobbies is _____.

Now, let’s move onto personal interests – hobbies! My hobbies are languages, linguajunkieing and such. How about you?

You’ll definitely need this line when introducing yourself in Indonesian.

Here’s an example to use:

  • One of my hobbies is reading.
  • Salah satu hobi saya adalah membaca.

introduce yourself in indonesian

10) I enjoy listening to music.

Now, this is just another example line about your hobbies. You can use something else where.

  • I enjoy listening to music.
  • Saya suka mendengarkan musik.

introduce yourself in indonesian

So now you know how to introduce yourself in Indonesian in 10 lines. I’m sure there’s a ton more you can say – but this is an easy, simple start that any beginner can put to use. It’s all about starting easy.

See if you can introduce yourself below. Leave me a comment.

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Hope you enjoyed this!

– The Main Junkie

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