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Alphabet in Indonesian

Abbreviations are often used in Indonesian. There are literally thousands of commonly used acronyms and abbreviations, and they pop up in profusion in every domain of life. It is important to be able…

The Alphabet and History

The Indonesian term for “alphabet” is abjad, and for “letter (of the alphabet)”huruf. Both these words are borrowed from Arabic. Just as the English word “alphabet” derives from the first two letters of the…

Pronouncing Indonesian

For the most part the spelling of Indonesian is regular and fairly faithfully follows the sounds of the language. But there is one letter in Indonesian that represents a different sound from what is usually represented by the same letter in English.

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