Learn Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia) Greetings & Farewells
(words in bold added in the last update)

Selamat datang - Welcome

Selamat pagi - Good morning (7am - 11am)
Selamat siang - Good midday (11am - 3pm)
Selamat sore - Good afternoon (3pm - 7pm)
Selamat malam - Good evening (after dark)

Selamat jalan - Good bye (to one leaving)
Selamat tinggal - Good bye (to one staying)

Permisi - Excuse me (when leaving a conversation)

*Salamat comes from the Arabic for "may your time/action be blessed"

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