"I am reading the book."

Translation:Saya membaca buku itu.

November 3, 2018



Shouldn't "aku membaca buku" be accepted also? When to use aku and when to use saya?

November 3, 2018


Aku is informal and should only be used between friends and family. If you use aku with strangers it implies superiority; not something you want to do ... especially if you are a foreigner. Stick with 'saya' whenever in doubt. The same applies to using -ku as a suffix. Again, avoid this with strangers and colleagues who are not close friends.

November 4, 2018


I'm confused because the sentence "Saya membaca buku" was not accepted though it's "the book", not "that book" in the english sentence...

November 7, 2018


Same note here.

November 11, 2018
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