How To Express Your Feelings In Indonesian

08 February 2023
By Sarah Angela Almaden
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Like many other languages, Indonesian is a language that’s full of many ways of expressing your feelings and emotions. However, if you don’t know how to speak the language then talking about your ~feels~ might be challenging. But don’t worry because we’re here to help change all that. So if you’re feeling happy, sad, angry, hungry, or hangry, then we’ve got you covered. Because you can say all that and more in Bahasa Indonesia no matter the level of your fluency by using our easy and simple guide.

How are you…
  • Hello, how are you? → Hai, apa kabar?
  • How do you do? → Bagaimana Kabarmu?
  • How are you? → How are you?
  • How are you feeling today? → Bagaimana perasaan Anda hari ini?
  • How do you feel? → How do you feel?

    I am…
  • I am pleased: Saya senang
  • I am happy: Saya gembira
  • I am angry:Saya marah
  • I am hungry: Saya lapar
  • I am thirsty: Saya haus
  • I am sick: Saya sedang sakit
  • I am sad: Saya sedih
  • I am upset: Saya kesal
  • I am busy: Saya sedang sibuk
  • I am excited: Saya merasa bersemangat
  • I am feeling lazy: Saya merasa malas
  • I feel so cold: Saya kedinginan
  • I feel so hot: Saya kepanasan

    Sensation and Emotion
  • angry: marah
  • calm: tenang
  • bored: bosan
  • excited: gembira
  • happy: senang
  • surprise: kejutan
  • pain: rasa sakit
  • hunger: lapar
  • shock: syok
  • pleasure: kesenangan
  • joy: kegembiraan
  • love: cinta
  • depressed: murung
  • nervous: gugup
  • tired: lelah
  • sympathy: belas kasih
  • lonely: kesepian
  • proud: bangga
  • disappointed: kecewa
  • calm and relaxed: tenang dan santai
  • lively: lincah
  • funny: lucu .