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00:54 Mar 12, 2002
English to Indonesian translations [Non-PRO]
Transport / Transportation / Shipping
English term or phrase: Bus
There are a large number of bus serices in Jakarta. Many of the larger buses seat 25-40 people. Some of the buses are air conditioned and the buses all have set prices. Studentsi n school uniform get to pay less, no matter how far the distance.
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5 +1BisLouis SOETEDJA
5bus = bus
Abdul Mukhid
4bus = bisAbdul Karim


  

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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +1
Bis


Explanation:
"Bis" is the Indonesian word for Bus (from english or dutch. Bis kota = City Bus .
So the paragraph would be translated as follows :
Terdapat aneka ragam pelajanan rute bis kota di Jakarta. Bis yang besar dapat memuat sekitar 25 sampai 40 orang. Ada bis yang memiliki alat pendingin udara dan semua bis masing-masing memiliki tarif karcis yang tetap. Para siswa sekolah yang memakai seragam sekolah mendapat potongan harga karcis, tanpa mempedulikan jauhnya jarak yang ditempuh.

Louis SOETEDJA
Local time: 18:16
Native speaker of: Native in IndonesianIndonesian

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agree  Erich Ekoputra
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1 day15 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
bus = bis


Explanation:
your paragraph could be translated as follow:

Bis

Banyak sekali layanan (jasa) angkutan bis di Jakarta. Banyak bis besar mampu menampung 25 hingga 40 penumpang. Sebagian diantaranya dilengkapi dengan alat pendingin udara dan semua bis menerapkan tarip tetap. Penumpang anak sekolah berseragam dikenakan tarip lebih murah untuk tujuan jarak jauh atau dekat.

Additional notes:
Jakarta people called the bus metromini.



Abdul Karim

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  Erich Ekoputra: Metromini is a small bus. Anyway, Metromini is a company name, not a generic name for a bus type. IMHO, it is called micro bus or mini bus.
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6 days   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
bus = bus


Explanation:
There is only a slight difference pronouciation. Indonesia wil pronounce it as /bi:s/ or /bes/ like in the word first.

Banyak sekali layanan bus di Jakarta. Bus-bus besar rata-rata memiliki 25-40 tempat duduk. Sebagian ber-AC dan semua mempunyai tarif tetap. Siswa berseragam biasanya membayar ongkos lebih murah, jauh maupun dekat.

Abdul Mukhid
Indonesia
Local time: 15:16
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Native speaker of: Indonesian, Native in JavaneseJavanese
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