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Halo!! Apa kabar?! Can anyone help me learn some INDONESIAN slang? ^^ (PLEASE HELP ME!!)

Ha ha ha please help me!! ^^ i don't want to sound too much like a foreigner!! ha ha....

For learning: Indonesian
Base language: English
Category: WK087

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    hai Luis,
    pa kabar?

    if you dont want to sound like a stranger, here is some tips for you
    Change the word 'saya' to 'aku/gue', 'memang' to 'emang', 'sudah' to 'udah/dah', 'selamat' to 'met', 'tidak' to 'ga', 'semoga' to 'moga', 'saja' to 'aja', and almost (but not all) the words end with '-kan' can be changed to '-in'. ex: 'menemukan' >> 'nemuin'
    ok, i hope it works ^^

    you have to hear them ^_^ that's the uniqueness of Indonesian language, the written language is different from the oral (vernacular) language. It also depends on where you're going to spend your time in Indonesia too. Renata's answer below, for example, mostly used in the capital Jakarta. Different cities use different slang. See also http://id.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bahasa_gaul for more information on "Bahasa gaul" (slang)
    halo apa kabar juga? luis
    im from indoonesia

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