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My Dentist (male and female)

Indonesian translation: Yes.

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09:28 Apr 20, 2000
English to Indonesian translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: My Dentist (male and female)
Do you say "my dentist" the same way regardless of gender? Thank you!
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Indonesian translation:Yes.
Explanation:

"my dentist" is "dokter gigi saya" in Indonesian. My = saya. Dentist = dokter gigi.

Indonesian language doesn't differentiate the way it refers to a man or a woman.

For example, in English, we have "his dentist" and "her dentist." In Indonesian, we only have "dokter gigi dia." "Dia" could be a male or a female.

Hope this helps!
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Nathalia A.
United States
Local time: 02:23
Grading comment
Thank you so much!
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
naDokter Gigi SayaDemacesa
nadokter gigi saya (pria dan wanita)Rudolf Maulany
nadokter gigiku
Sugeng Hariyanto
naDokter Gigiku (Pria dan Wanita)
Tyas Pribadi
naYessavitri
naYes.
Nathalia A.


  

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8 hrs
Yes.


Explanation:

"my dentist" is "dokter gigi saya" in Indonesian. My = saya. Dentist = dokter gigi.

Indonesian language doesn't differentiate the way it refers to a man or a woman.

For example, in English, we have "his dentist" and "her dentist." In Indonesian, we only have "dokter gigi dia." "Dia" could be a male or a female.

Hope this helps!

Nathalia A.
United States
Local time: 02:23
Native speaker of: Native in IndonesianIndonesian
PRO pts in pair: 4
Grading comment
Thank you so much!

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10 hrs
Yes


Explanation:
"My dentist" would be "dokter gigi-ku", or "dokter gigi saya" in Indonesian.

"ku" in Indonesian is "my" in English, and "saya" is "I" (but when it is placed after the verb (s), it means "my").

These apply to both sexes.

savitri

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12 hrs
Dokter Gigiku (Pria dan Wanita)


Explanation:
Commonly Indonesian does not differentiate terms by gender.


Tyas Pribadi
Indonesia
Local time: 17:23
Native speaker of: Native in IndonesianIndonesian, Native in JavaneseJavanese
PRO pts in pair: 48

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17 hrs
dokter gigiku


Explanation:
dentist is "dokter gigi" in Indonesian reagrdless the gender.
The same case happens to "doctor", "driver", "teacher", etc.

Sugeng Hariyanto
Local time: 17:23
Native speaker of: Native in IndonesianIndonesian
PRO pts in pair: 110

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8 days
Dokter Gigi Saya


Explanation:
'my Dentist' can be translated as 'dokter gigi saya' (formal) or 'dokter gigiku' (informal). In Indonesian, this kind of term does not being differentiated by gender.


Demacesa

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433 days
dokter gigi saya (pria dan wanita)


Explanation:
it can be translated as:
dokter gigiku (informal)
dokter gigi saya (casual)


Rudolf Maulany
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