"Saya bukan dari Jakarta."

Translation:I am not from Jakarta.

October 3, 2018

3 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/MrBudi

My understanding of bukan vs tidak is that bukan negates nouns while tidak negates everything else. In this case we're negating "dari" which is "from"...so shouldnt it be "saya tidak dari Jakarta."

October 3, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/MCampbell1205

I agree with what you are saying and was going to post the same comment

October 8, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Carola-B1

Maybe "bukan" means "not to be", so we are negating the verb "to be".

February 21, 2019
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