"Yes, good morning."

Translation:Ya, selamat pagi.

January 1, 2019

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SuzyYu1

What is "Iya"?


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

"Iya" = "ya"

We Indonesians looooove to shorten words. Example:

Terima kasih -> Makasih (thank you) Tidak -> ga /gak (no) Bagaimana -> gimana (how)

WE EVEN SHORTEN NAMES LMAO and called it nicknames


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

Well, to shorten names is usual in many languages/countries.


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

What are the various ways of saying yes, do they have different meanings and times of usage?


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

"iya" dan "ya" are the most common words to say yes in Indonesian. It can be used in every situation.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ChrisMadri16

What is aissalamalaikum?


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

it's a greeting for Muslim. It means peace be upon you. Since most Indonesian peoples are muslim, so it like to be a normal greetings here.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Annita1980

It's arabic, not bahasa. It means : peace be upon you.

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