USEFUL WORDS (English to Malay)
Malay is a Malaysia National language. English is widely spoken. Most Malaysian can speak English but if they do not understand, the list below provide a very useful guide to Malay vocabulary.
English Malay
How are you ? Apa Khabar ?
Fine. Baik.
Good morning. Selamat pagi.
Good afternoon. Selamat tengahari.
Good evening. Selamat petang.
Thank you. Terima kasih.
Yes. Ya.
No. Tidak.
I am sorry. Saya minta maaf.
What is your name ? Siapa nama awak ?
My name is Nama saya
I don’t understand. Saya tidak faham.
How much ? Berapa harga nya ?
It’s too expensive. Ini terlalu mahal.
Can you reduce the price ? Boleh kurangkan harga ?
Beautiful. Cantik.
Reservation. Tempahan.
Not too hot (spicy) Jangan pedas.
Eat. Makan.
Rice. Nasi.
Noodles. Mee.
Days. Hari.
Night. Malam.
Sea. Laut.
Rain. Hujan.
Sun. Matahari.
Village. Kampung.
I want to go back. Saya mahu pulang.
What is the time ? Pukul berapa ?
Friend. Kawan.
Male. Lelaki
Female. Perempuan.
Direction. Arah.
Island. Pulau.