How to use demonstrative pronouns in Indonesian

How to use demonstrative pronouns in Indo­nesian

You want to learn how to use demonstrative pronouns in Indonesian? You've come to the right place! Scroll down and see the short Indonesian lessons complete with useful examples. This house, that house... we make learning Indonesian demonstrative pronouns easy for you.

Indo­nesian demonstrative pronouns : this

Demonstrative pronouns are used with nouns to make them more specific. The English demonstrative pronoun 'this' is 'ini' in Indonesian.


perempuan ini
this girl
kursi ini
this chair
rumah ini
this house
bangunan ini
this building
apel ini
this apple
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Step 6 : Indo­nesian demonstrative pronouns

Demonstrative pronouns are used to refer to specific objects and their locations. In English, this would be the words this and these to refer to objects which are near and that and those to refer to objects which are further away. Using the nouns pustaka, kursi and pintu (book, chair, door) which you learned in Step 3, learn to use the demonstrative pronouns with each of these nouns (this book, that chair, these doors). You can scroll to the top of this page to see a short lesson about Indonesian demonstrative pronouns including useful examples. After you've learned to use the Indonesian demonstrative pronouns with the nouns pustaka, kursi and pintu and the plural nouns buku-buku, kursi-kursi and pintu-pintu you can move on to Step 7 (Indonesian adjectives).

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