22 Dining Room and Kitchen Vocabularies in Indonesian
By Ryan Octosa
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Spoon = Sendok
Fork = Garpu
Knife = Pisau
Plate = Piring
Bowl = Mangkuk
Cup = Gelas, Cangkir Gelas is supposedly a loanword from Dutch, glas, meaning "glass." Although these two words have become somewhat interchangeable, you would tend to use gelas for glasswares and cangkir for cups made of ceramics or plastic.
Chopsticks = Sumpit
Skillet = Panci
Wok = Kuali
Spatula = Spatula
Refrigerator = Kulkas
Food box = Kotak makan
Dining table= Meja makan
Tablecloth = Alas meja
To eat = Makan e.g. Makan di restoran "To eat in the restaurant"
To drink = Minum e.g. Minum di kafe "To drink in the café"
To cook = Masak e.g. Masak nasi "To cook rice"
To boil = Rebus e.g. Rebus mi "To boil noodle"
To steam = Kukus e.g. Kukus tahu "To steam tofu"
To stir fry = Tumis e.g. Tumis sayur "To stir fry vegetable"
To (deep) fry = Goreng e.g. Goreng telur "To fry egg"
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