What does Indonesian mean?

Definitions for Indonesian
ˌɪn dəˈni ʒən, -ʃən, -zi ən, -doʊ-in·done·sian

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Indonesian.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Indonesiannoun

    a native or inhabitant of Indonesia

  2. Indonesian, Bahasa Indonesia, Bahasaadjective

    the dialect of Malay used as the national language of the Republic of Indonesia or of Malaysia

  3. Indonesianadjective

    of or relating to or characteristic of Indonesia or its people or languages


  1. Indonesiannoun

    A native or inhabitant of Indonesia.


  1. Indonesiannoun

    Person living in or coming from Indonesia.

  2. Indonesianadjective

    Referring to Indonesia, its people, or the Indonesian language.

  3. Indonesiannoun

    The common language spoken in Indonesia.


  1. indonesian

    "Indonesian" can have two main meanings: 1. A person who is a native or inhabitant of Indonesia, an island country located in Southeast Asia and Oceania. 2. The official language of Indonesia, which belongs to the Austronesian language family and is used by around 230 million people making it one of the most spoken languages in the world.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Indonesian in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Indonesian in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Indonesian in a Sentence

  1. Praporn Ekouru:

    In the past, we sent Illegal Thai boats to fish in Indonesian waters by changing their flags, we had to pay bribes of millions of baht per year, or about 200,000 baht( $ 6,100) per month. ... The officials are not receiving money anymore because this order came from The Indonesian government.

  2. Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott:

    Well, what we understand is that there are still legal options available to these two Australians and their legal teams and we certainly appreciate that the Indonesian government doesn't normally go ahead with executions of this type, while there are legal options still available and that's what we're saying to the Indonesian government.

  3. Patrick Mulay:

    Yesterday, we signed with the Indonesian police for two 429s. The Indonesian police have a fleet of about 30 aircraft to replace, which are more than 30 years old.

  4. Prime Minister Tony Abbott:

    I would say to the Indonesian people and the Indonesian Government: We in Australia are always there to help you, and we hope that you might reciprocate, i don't want to prejudice the best possible relations with a very important friend and neighbor. But I've got to say that we can't just ignore this kind of thing.

  5. Julie Bishop:

    I won’t ... speculate as to what would happen should the Indonesian government carry through its threat to execute Australians. What we will continue to do at this point is make representations where we can, how we can.

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    a state of irritation or annoyance
    • A. abet
    • B. caddie
    • C. monish
    • D. huff

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