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INTRODUCTION
Jason:Hi everyone, I’m Jason.
Fira:And I’m Fira!
Jason:And welcome to Culture Class: Essential Indonesian Vocabulary, Lesson 22! In this lesson you'll learn 5 essential words related to People &Homes. These are the names of 5 Indonesian Traditional clothing items. Hand picked. You can find a complete list of vocabulary at IndonesianPod101.com
FIVE KEY VOCABULARY ITEMS
Jason:Fira, what’s our first word?
Fira:Kebaya
Jason:Kebaya (traditional blouse-dress combination worn by women in Indonesia)
Fira:(slow) Kebaya (regular) Kebaya
Jason:Listeners, please repeat:
Fira:Kebaya
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jason:A kebaya is sometimes made from sheer material like silk, thin cotton, nylon, or polyester.
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Jason:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Fira:(normal) Kebaya biasanya dikenakan oleh wanita saat menghadiri acara-acara resmi.
Jason:A kebaya is usually worn by women when attending formal events.
Fira:(slow) Kebaya biasanya dikenakan oleh wanita saat menghadiri acara-acara resmi.
Jason:Okay, what’s the next word?
Fira:Batik
Jason:Batik (a cloth that traditionally uses a manual wax-resist dyeing technique)
Fira:(slow) Batik (regular) Batik
Jason:Listeners, please repeat:
Fira:Batik
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jason:A traditional batik is an important part of Javanese culture that relates to the way the Javanese view the universe.
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Jason:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Fira:(normal) Sarinah departement store memiliki koleksi batik terbaik di Jakarta.
Jason:The Sarinah department store has the finest batik collection in Jakarta.
Fira:(slow) Sarinah departement store memiliki koleksi batik terbaik di Jakarta.
Jason:Okay, what’s the next word?
Fira:Sarong / Sarung
Jason:Sarong (a large tube or length of fabric, often wrapped around the waist and worn as a kilt by men and as a skirt by women)
Fira:(slow) Sarong / Sarung (regular) Sarong / Sarung
Jason:Listeners, please repeat:
Fira:Sarong / Sarung
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jason:Sarongs are worn by both men and women in Indonesia.
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Jason:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Fira:(normal) Ada berbagai macam penggunaan Sarung, mulai dari pakaian santai, upacara pernikahan sampai ibadah.
Jason:There are various uses for the Sarong, ranging from casual wear, wedding ceremonies, to worship.
Fira:(slow) Ada berbagai macam penggunaan Sarung, mulai dari pakaian santai, upacara pernikahan sampai ibadah.
Jason:Okay, what’s the next word?
Fira:Songket
Jason:Songket (fabric that is hand-woven in silk or cotton, and intricately patterned with gold or silver threads.)
Fira:(slow) Songket (regular) Songket
Jason:Listeners, please repeat:
Fira:Songket
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jason:A songket is a fabric that has been brocaded with silver or gold threads.
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Jason:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Fira:(normal) Songket dikenakan sebagai busana pernikahan adat pada beberapa golongan etnis di Indonesia.
Jason:Songket is worn as wedding traditional dress among some ethnic groups in Indonesia.
Fira:(slow) Songket dikenakan sebagai busana pernikahan adat pada beberapa golongan etnis di Indonesia.
Jason:Okay, what’s the last word?
Fira:Peci
Jason:Small Hat
Fira:(slow) Peci (regular) Peci
Jason:Listeners, please repeat:
Fira:Peci
[pause - 5 sec.]
Jason:A peci, which is a traditional Indonesian hat, is the national headdress of Indonesia.
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Jason:Now, let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Fira:(normal) Peci merupakan sejenis topi tradisional bagi orang Melayu.
Jason:Peci is a type of traditional Malay hat.
Fira:(slow) Peci merupakan sejenis topi tradisional bagi orang Melayu.
QUIZ
Jason:Okay listeners, are you ready to be quizzed on the words you just learned? Fira will give you the Indonesian – please say the English meaning out loud! Are you ready?
Fira:Kebaya
[pause]Jason:Kebaya (traditional blouse-dress combination worn by women in Indonesia)
Fira:Batik
[pause]Jason:Batik (a cloth that traditionally uses a manual wax-resist dyeing technique)
Fira:Sarong / Sarung
[pause]Jason:Sarong (a large tube or length of fabric, often wrapped around the waist and worn as a kilt by men and as a skirt by women)
Fira:Songket
[pause]Jason:Songket (fabric that is hand-woven in silk or cotton, and intricately patterned with gold or silver threads.)
Fira:Peci
[pause]Jason:Small Hat

Outro

Jason:There you have it – 5 Traditional clothing items in Indonesia! We have a more complete list at IndonesianPod101.com, so be sure to check it out!! Thanks everyone, see you next time!
Fira:“Sampai Jumpa”

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Tuesday at 06:30 PM
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Do people in your country wear traditional clothes in everyday life? Can you tell us how the traditional clothing is called?

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Wednesday at 03:28 PM
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Hi J,


Thank you for your comment. Bunad is very beautiful. :)


Salam,

Sarah

Team IndonesianPod101.com

J
Friday at 02:53 AM
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Ya, itu disebut "bunad".