Malay is spoken by 290 million people in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore. It is also used as a trading language in the southern Philippines. Standard Malay has various official names, including: Bahasa Melayu, Bahasa Malaysia, and Bahasa Indonesia.
Native Speakers: 77,000,000
Region: Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore
Writing System: Latin script, Arabic script
Language Family: Austronesian, Malayo-Polynesian, Nuclear MP, Sunda-Sulawesi, Malayo-Sumbawan, Malayic, Malayan, Malay
Basic Phrases in Malay
|Excuse me…||Maafkan saya|
|Thank you||terima kasih|