Indonesian ME-group prefixes

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  1. What six letters can the root word start with in order to use the "ME" prefix?
    1) L

    2) M

    3) N

    4) R

    5) W

    6) Y
  2. What are the two two-letter combinations that begin the root word which can use the "ME" prefix?
    1) NY nyanyi

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    2) NG ngantuk
  3. lihat
    lihat

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    me
    lihat - to see
  4. masak
    masak

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    • memasak - to cook
  5. ngantuk
    ngantuk

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    • mengantuk - 1) to doze; sleep briefly; 2) to hit, collide with, bump into
  6. nyanyi
    nyanyi

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    menyanyi - to sing
  7. nikah
    nikah

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    menikah
  8. rusak
    rusak

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    merusak - to damage, spoil, deface, corrode, break
  9. wisuda
    wisuda - (n) graduation

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    mewisuda - to graduate; inaugurate
  10. yakin
    yakin

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    meyakini - to be sure of, confident
  11. What four letters can the root word start with in order to use the "MEM" prefix?

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    1) B

    2) F

    3) P

    4) V
  12. bantu
    bantu

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    membantu - to aid, assist, help, support
  13. foto
    foto

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    memfoto - to photograph
  14. fotokopi
    fotokopi

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    memfotokopi - to photocopy
  15. pakai
    pakai

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    memakai - to wear, use, utilize
  16. veto
    veto

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    memveto - to veto
  17. What five letters can the root word start with in order to use the "MEN" prefix?
    1) C cari Image Upload 16 mencari - to search, seek

    2) D

    3) J

    4) T

    5) Z
  18. What two-letter combination can the root word start with in order to use the "MEM" prefix?
    • SY
    • syarat Image Upload 17 mensyaratkan - to decide conditionally
  19. cari
    cari

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    mencari - to search for, seek, look for, pursue
  20. dengar
    dengar

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    mendengar - to hear, listen
  21. jual
    jual

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    menjual - to sell
  22. tulis
    tulis

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    • Drop the T

    men
    ulis - to write
  23. syarat
    syarat - (n) condition, requirement, stipulation, term

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    • mensyaratkan - to decide conditionally
  24. zakat
    zakat (n) - alms

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    menzakati - to give alms to someone
  25. curi
    curi

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    • mencuri - to steal, rob
  26. cinta
    cinta

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    mencinta - to love, to be in love
  27. What eight letters can the root word start with in order to use the prefix "MENG"?

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    1) A

    2) E

    3) I

    4) O

    5) U

    6) G

    7) H

    8) K
  28. What two letter combination can the root word start with in order to use the prefix "MENG"?
    KH

    kh
    ayal Image Upload 27 mengkhayal - to fantasize, visualize, imagine, dream
  29. ambil
    ambil

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    mengambil - to remove, take, fetch, get
  30. eja
    eja

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    • mengeja - to spell
  31. ingat
    • ingat
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    mengingat - to remember, recollect, recall
  32. ingin
    ingin

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    • mengingini - to want, wish for
  33. obrol
    obrol

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    • mengobrol - to chat, talk, gossip, jabber
  34. urus
    • urus
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    mengurus - to organize, manage, arrange, deal with, administer
  35. ukur
    ukur

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    • mengukur - to measure, to size, to determine size or quantity
  36. gambar
    gambar

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    menggambar - to draw a picture, to sketch
  37. hapus
    hapus

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    menghapus - to abolish, blot out, cancel, erase, annul, delete, wipe out
  38. hidup
    hidup


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    menghidupi- to care for, support, take care of
  39. kirim
    kirim

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    • mengirim - to send, dispatch
  40. khayal
    • khayal
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    mengkhayal - to fantasize, visualize, imagine, dream
  41. What is the only letter that the root word can start with in order to use the "MENY" prefix?
    S

    • sewa Image Upload 40 menyewa
  42. sewa
    • sewa
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    menyewa - to rent, lease, hire
  43. Kata-Kata Bersuku Satu (One Syllable Words)

    Bom
    Pel
    Cat
    Las
    • bom mengebom - to bomb
    • pel Image Upload 42 mengepel - to mop

    cat mengecat - to paint

    las mengelas - to weld, to fuse metals together
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Indonesian ME-group prefixes
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2009-12-25 01:25:49
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Most commonly used Indonesian prefix. When attached to a root word, it gives the new verb the sense of having the main focus of the sentence on the actor and not on the action or the object of the verb.
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