"Greetings to you too, goodbye."

Translation:Waalaikumsalam, sampai jumpa.

August 17, 2018

8 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Deinonysus

I thing "selamat tinggal" should be accepted as a translation of "goodbye".

August 17, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Nalus

I also suggest to include "selamat jalan" as possible translation for "goodbye", seeing that it's listed as suggested translation for it

August 19, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/lockers001

Selamat jalan is said to a person staying to a person leaving (jalan = journey) whereas selamat tinggal is said by a person leaving to a person staying behind (tinggal = live/remain/stay). Both are correct unless used in the wrong context. Thanks for your comment.

August 19, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/elelkay

I agree. This needs to be fixed.

August 20, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/lockers001

This was the translation given for ‘Greetings to you too, goodbye.’ I selected, ‘Waalaikumsala, selamat tinggal.’ My answer was marked as incorrect ... but isn’t. Both would be correct for goodbye.

August 17, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Mantic0rn

As someone who is Chinese-Indonesian-American and who interacts mostly with Chinese-Indonesians when I'm over there, I never hear anyone use the Arabic greeting. None of the Chinese-Indonesians I know are Muslim. Is this phrase more common in everyday language to Muslim Indonesians?

August 23, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Stardoch

Yes it is. Among Muslims it's common. Should imo be put in the spiritual section since it implies being religious.

August 23, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/SaefulAkbar

Muslim greetings feels very out of place to be put in this lessons, even though they are very widely used in Indonesia

August 29, 2018
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