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"Shopkeeper and waiter."

Translation:Pelayan toko dan pelayan makanan.

September 22, 2019



If 'pelayan' is a servant or helper, wouldn't 'shop assistant' be a better translation for 'pelayan toko'? A shopkeeper is the owner and manager of a shop.


Pelayan by itself was used for "waiter" in earlier lessons: is it really wrong to say " Pelayan toko dan pelyan?" What am I missing?


'pelayan' is a person that serves/helps (in the restaurant/shop/house/whatever...)

pelayan toko = shopkeeper
pelayan makanan = waiter
pelayan rumah = housekeeper

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