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Asking for Telephone Number (Meminta Nomor Telepon)

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Voice of Indonesia presents “Let’s Speak Bahasa Indonesia,” a lesson in the Indonesian language on the radio, introducing some Indonesian vocabulary and tips on how to use it in a conversation. This segment is a joint initiative of Voice of Indonesia and the Language Development and Cultivation Agency at the Indonesian Ministry of Education and Culture.  Today’s topic is Meminta Nomor Telepon or ‘Asking for telephone number’.

Next  is a conversation about  Meminta Nomor Telepon or ‘Asking for telephone number’. Tony is at Prambanan Temple area along with his friend, Joko.  Joko asks Tony’s telephone number, the number  in Indonesia.

Joko

Tony, boleh minta nomor  telepon genggam kamu?

Tony

Boleh, nol delapan satu tiga enam empat lima sembilan tujuh dua nol.

Joko

Nol delapan satu tiga enam empat lima sembilan tujuh dua enam.

Tony

Bukan enam, tetapi nol

Joko

Oh, sembilan tujuh dua nol.

Tony

Ya

As usual, after the conversation I’ll introduce some vocabulary and expressions related to the topic today. I’ll say each word slowly, and twice. You can follow after me.

Tony, boleh minta nomor genggam mu?

Atau: Tony, boleh minta nomor  HP mu?

(2X) which means

Tony, May I ask your cellphone number?

Boleh

(2X) which means

may

Nol atau kosong

(2X) which means

Nil or zero

delapan

(2X) which means

eight

Satu

(2X) which means

one

Dua

(2X) which means

two

Tiga

(2X) which means

three

Empat

(2X) which means

four

Lima

(2X) which means

five

     

Enam

(2X) which means

six

Tujuh

(2X) which means

seven

Sembilan

 

nine

Bukan

(2X) which means

not

Hand phone, telepon genggam, telepon seluler

(2X) which means

Cellular phone

To ask someone’s telephone number, you can say Boleh minta nomor telepon? which means ‘may I ask your telephone number’  or Boleh minta nomor ponsel kamu?   or  Boleh minta nomor HP?  which meansmay I ask for your cellular phone number’.

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