"Selamat sore, terima kasih."

Translation:Good afternoon, thank you.

August 18, 2018

10 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ingmar65536

Through colonial Dutch from French soirée, evening

August 18, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/KamoSaru

In this lesson, if you put "good evening" for "Selamat Sore", sometimes you get wrong and sometimes you get correct. When it's wrong, they show the correct answer as "good afternoon".

August 21, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Hubi633000

Its not used as good afternoon but means a special time 2 or three pm until 6pmfrom then on you say malam or selamat malam

May 17, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Oloak

Is there a difference between selamat sore and selamat siang?

August 23, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Alexandre56761

Yes kind of. I think the order (in time) of the words have something to do with the hours between praying. Or at least that's what I heard. I'm really not sure about that but it makes me remembering it easier.

In order: Pagi, Siang, Sore, Malam, Tidur.

Siang is more "noon" or "early afternoon", and Sore is "late afternoon" until dawn.

September 30, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Cameron221258

Thanks for the list - it's made remembering them all a lot easier!

April 7, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MichelleMa445890

Usually we consider 3 pm to 6 pm as "sore", and consider the time before "sore" and after morning as "siang". Some people would consider AM time as "pagi" or morning and only consider the time starting 12pm as "siang", but personally i consider "siang" starts at 10am and ends at 3pm.

October 2, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Hubi633000

Yes. Indonesians have for times per day! Pagi 8- 11 siang until 3 sore until 6 and malam. Not 100% sure if the time i mentioned is 100% correct

May 17, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MahamedAbd16

Do native speakers every abbreviate selamat?

April 21, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Hubi633000

Sometimes they swallow the e...slamat or only say pagi, siang, sore or malam implying the selamat

May 17, 2019
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