About Malay

Where Malay is spoken?

Malay is spoken in Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, parts of Thailand, and Brunei.Indonesia and Brunei have their own standards, Malaysia and Singapore use the same standard.

What is Melayu?
Malays (Malay: Melayu, Jawi: ملايو) are an ethnic group of Austronesian peoples predominantly inhabiting the Malay Peninsula, eastern Sumatra and coastal Borneo, as well as the smaller islands which lie between these locations — areas that are collectively known as the Malay world.

Source: Ethnic Malays – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ethnic_Malays

Where is Malay?
It is spoken by 270 million people across the Malacca Strait, including the coasts of the Malay Peninsula of Malaysia and the eastern coast of Sumatra in Indonesia, and has been established as a native language of part of western coastal Sarawak and West Kalimantan in Borneo.

Source: Malay language – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malay_language

 

What is Bahasa language?
Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia [baˈhasa.indoneˈsia]) is the official language of Indonesia. It is a standardized register of Malay, an Austronesian language which has been used as a lingua franca in the Indonesian archipelago for centuries. Most Indonesians also speak one of more than 700 indigenous languages.

Source: Indonesian language – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indonesian_language

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