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To form the comparative and superlative in Indonesian, just add:
lebih for comparative
paling or ter- for superlative
bigger lebih besar
biggest paling besar / terbesar
smaller lebih kecil
smallest paling kecil
Botol ini lebih besar daripada itu - This bottle is bigger than that
Bola ini lebih kecil daripada itu - This ball is smaller than that
Ini adalah botol terkecil / paling kecil - This is the smallest bottle
Itu adalah ball terbesar / paling besar - That is the biggest ball
Daripada means 'than'. It can also means 'instead of'
Saya lebih muda daripada kamu - I am younger than you
Dia akan bermain piano daripada bernyanyi - He will play the piano instead of singing
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