Translation of bukan in English:

bukan

not, no

adverb

  • 1

    (used with nouns, pronouns) not, no
    ‘bukan hari Senin tapi hari Selasa’ not Monday but Tuesday
    ‘dia bukan aktris favorit saya’ she's not my favourite actress
  • 2

    (often abbreviated to kan) isn't it?, aren't you?, won't she?
    ‘kemarin dia kan mampir di sini?, kemarin dia mampir di sini kan?’ she dropped by yesterday, didn't she?
    ‘bukan-bukan’ nonsense, impossibility
    ‘jangan bicara yang bukan-bukan!’ don't talk nonsense!