Demonstrative Pronouns

Demonstrative pronouns are ‘ini’(this) and ‘itu’(that):

Ini besar. – This is big.
Itu rumah saya. – That is my house.

‘Ini’ and ‘itu’ can also give emphasis to first person pronouns:

Kau kira saya ini pelayanmu? – Do you think I am your servant?
Mereka itu tetangga saya. – They(who have been mentioned) are my neighbors.

Indonesian Reference Grammar by James Neil Sneddon, 1996.

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