"That menu"

Translation:Menu itu

September 2, 2018

2 Comments


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

Why is it "menu itu" but "buku ini"? Is there a difference or are both acceptable suffixes? ("ini" or "itu")

September 2, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/1CN5ijzC

i guess you are confused why "The" sometimes is translated as "Ini", in other sentence it is translates as "itu", right?

In bahasa Indonesia, there is no exact translation for the word "The", it's all depend on the context. The possible "translation" are "Ini", "itu" or "-nya".

Note that it doesn't work the other way round, as those possible translation has their own translation

Ini => This
Itu => That
-nya => His / Her / Its

September 2, 2018
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