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Glossary

1)

suasana
= atmosphere
awal bulan = early in the month
pasar swalayan = supermarket

2)
terpampang
= displayed

3)
Humas
= hubungan masyarakat = public relations
mencek = checking

4)
terkesan
= make impression
sedemikian rupa = in such a way

5)
pangan
= makanan (Ind.)
obat nyamuk = mosquito repellent
pakan = makanan binatang (Ind.)
hewan piaraan = pet

7)
pembantu rumahtangga
= domestic servant, maid
orang "bule" = foreigner (lit. White person)
kebingungan = in confusion
nyari (coll.) = mencari (Ind.)
nggak (coll.) = tidak (Ind.)

8)
lonjakan permintaan
= surge in demand
tahan disimpan = non-perishable (food)

10)
tidak beres
(nya) = ineffective
menahan barang = withholding goods

11)
barang-barang bukan makanan
= non-food goods

12)
perkulakan
= wholesaler

13)
masyarakat awam
= ordinary people

14)
kewalahan
= overwhelmed
dos-dos = boxes

15)
bohlam
listrik = light bulb

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