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Hello and welcome to Indonesian Survival Phrases, brought to you by IndonesianPod101.com This course is designed to equip you with the language skills and knowledge to enable you to get the most out of your visit to Indonesia. You'll be surprised at how far a little Indonesian will go. Now before we jump in, remember to stop by IndonesianPod101.com. And there you’ll find the accompanying PDF and additional info in the post. If you stop by, be sure to leave us a comment.
Indonesian Survival Phrases Lesson 51. The Weather
Whether or not the weather will cooperate is an important question on which many plans are made and canceled. in this lesson, we'll cover a phrase that will help you finalize your plans if they depend on the weather.
In Indonesian "What will the weather be tomorrow?" is Bagaimana udaranya besok?
Let’s break it down by syllable Ba-gai-ma-na u-da-ra-nya be-sok? Now let's hear it once again Bagaimana udaranya besok?The first word bagaimana means "how." Let’s break down this word and hear it one more time. Ba-gai-ma-na. Bagaimana. This is followed by udaranya, which in Indonesian is "the weather." Udaranya. U-da-ra-nya. Udaranya. So to recap here, we have bagaimana udaranya. Literally this means "how is the weather." Let's take a look at the last word besok which means "tomorrow." Be-sok. besok. So altogether we have Bagaimana udaranya besok? Literally this means "How will the weather be tomorrow?"
Let's go over the possible answers. In Indonesian "It will rain tomorrow." is Besok hujan. Be-sok hu-jan. Besok hujan. "It will be cloudy tomorrow." is Besok berawan. Be-sok ber-a-wan. Besok berawan. "It will be sunny tomorrow." is Besok cerah. Be-sok ce-rah. Besok cerah.
And in case you're somewhere where the weather can change very quickly, In Indonesian "What will the weather be later today?" is Bagaimana udaranya nanti? Let’s break it down by syllable. Ba-gai-ma-na u-da-ra-nya nan-ti? Now let’s hear it once again Bagaimana udaranya nanti?
In most of Indonesia, the temperature can be describe in a word, hot. However there a two distinct seasons in Indonesia and this happens to relate to how much rain falls during these seasons. From October to April is the rainy season while from May to September is the dry season in most regions. However in the dry season, there are maybe some rainy days. Because Indonesia’s hot, it is especially important that you drink ample amounts of water to prevent dehydration. And remember to bring a plentiful supply of drinking water when you’re going on an expedition, since tap water is unsafe to drink.
Okay to close out today’s lesson we’d like for you to practice what you’ve just learned. I’ll provide you with the English equivalent of the phrase and you’re responsible for saying the Indonesian phrase out loud or in Indonesian, dengan keras. You’ll have a few seconds before I give you the answer so selamat sukses, that means "good luck!" in Indonesian.
All right so here we go!
“How is the weather tomorrow?” (Bagaimana udaranya besok? Ba-gai-ma-na u-da-ra-nya be-sok? Bagaimana udaranya besok?)
“It will rain tomorrow.” (Besok hujan. Be-sok hu-jan. Besok hujan.)
“It will be sunny tomorrow.”(Besok cerah. Be-sok ce-rah. Besok cerah.)
“What will the weather be like later today?” (Bagaimana udaranya nanti? Ba-gai-ma-na u-da-ra-nya nan-ti? Bagaimana udaranya nanti?)
Alright, that's going to do it for today!
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