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The five days from Senin (Monday) to Jumat (Friday) in Indonesian are correspondingly derived from the five numbers: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 in Arabic.
Sabtu (Saturday) is also derived from the Arabic word as-sabt, though this is originally a loanword from the Hebrew word sabat which means “to end, to rest”.
The word Minggu (Sunday), was derived from the Portuguese word Domingo.
Here are the seven days of the week in Indonesian:
- Senin (Monday)
- Selasa (Tuesday)
- Rabu (Wednesday)
- Kamis (Thursday)
- Jumat (Friday)
- Sabtu (Saturday)
- Minggu (Sunday)
- Months of the Year in Indonesian
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