Australian Slang

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Lain ladang, lain lubuknya. Begitu juga dengan bahasa. Seberapapun tinggi TOEFL atau IELTS score anda, dijamin akan kelimpungan juga ketika diajak bicara oleh orang Australia yang dikenal punya banyak slang. Apakah anda akan tahu artinya bila ada yang mengatakan: “Don’t forget to bring your brollly this arvo” atau “It’s a fair dinkum for not having a sherbert in your breakkie”

Supaya tidak lost in translation, berikut beberapa slang yang kerap digunakan di Australia:

Ace = excellent

Apples = everything undeer control

Arvo = afternoon

Barbie = barbecue

Bloke = a male

Breakkie = breakfast

Brolly = an umbrella

Cuppa = a cup of tea

Digger = Australian soldier

Dog’s breakfast =  a mess

Fair dinkum = true, genuine

Flush = having plenty of money

G’day = good day

Mate = friend, buddy

Outback = inland Australia

Rego = motor vehicle registration

Sanger = sandwich

Servo = a gas station

Sherbert = a beer

Snag = a light meal, but most commonly a sausage

Ta = thank you

Tinnie = a can of beer

Uni = university

Ute = utility truck or pick up

Sekarang anda tahu arti dari dua kalimat diatas.

G’day mate!

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