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language of the Madurese people of Madura Island and eastern Java

Madurese (Basa Mathura / بَهاسَ مَدورا) is the language of Madura, an island off Java in Indonesia. It is spoken by large number of ethnic Madurese people throughout Indonesia.

Pronunciation guideEdit

VowelsEdit

ConsonantsEdit

Common diphthongsEdit

Phrase listEdit

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BasicsEdit

Hello. 
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Hello. (informal
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How are you? 
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Fine, thank you. 
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What is your name? 
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My name is ______ . 
______ . ( _____ .)
Nice to meet you. 
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Please. 
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Thank you. 
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You're welcome. 
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Yes. 
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No. 
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Excuse me. (getting attention
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Excuse me. (begging pardon
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I'm sorry. 
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Goodbye 
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Goodbye (informal
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I can't speak name of language [well]. 
[ ]. ( [ ])
Do you speak English? 
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Is there someone here who speaks English? 
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Help! 
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Look out! 
! ( !)
Good morning. 
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Good evening. 
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Good night. 
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Good night (to sleep
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I don't understand. 
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Where is the toilet? 
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TransportationEdit

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TaxiEdit

LodgingEdit

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EatingEdit

BarsEdit

ShoppingEdit

DrivingEdit

AuthorityEdit

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