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"Mereka memulai membaca."

Translation:They start to read.

October 8, 2019

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/My.Sh3ll

Is there a difference between memulai and mulai? Does the prefix me- mean something specific?


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

Prefix me- indicates the ACTIVE sentence when the structure is Subj + me-Verb + Obj. Ex. I eat an apple = saya memakan apel.

While prefix di- indicates PASSIVE sentence when the structure is Obj + di-Verb + Subj. Ex: The apple was eaten by me = apel dimakan saya.

Hope this helps

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