Malay language

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Malay language:

see Malayo-Polynesian languagesMalayo-Polynesian languages
, sometimes also called Austronesian languages
, family of languages estimated at from 300 to 500 tongues and understood by approximately 300 million people in Madagascar; the Malay Peninsula; Indonesia and New Guinea; the Philippines;
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At the vanguard of indigenous theological education, its many publications are in Bahasa Malaysia as well as in Chinese and English.
Following analysis of the advertisements, taking particular note of how female beauty is constructed in a range of women's magazines for over 18 year olds, data were drawn together to consider differences between English and Bahasa Malaysia (Malay language) women's magazines.
Names such as Gardenia, Julie, Power Root and Old Town represent the English language's brand names while Saji, Jati, Syahirah and Suria represent the use of Bahasa Malaysia brand names.
0 Both (Teacher Librarian and Head of Bahasa Inggeris and Bahasa Malaysia Panels) 69 37.
RTM is delighted to offer Malaysian viewers Disney's award-winning and creative content in both Bahasa Malaysia and English, appealing not just to children but to multilingual audiences of all age groups," said Dato' Norhyati Hj Ismail, deputy director general, Strategic Radio TV Malaysia.
Self-rated questionnaires in English and Bahasa Malaysia, i.
The decision to start phasing out English medium teaching from 2012 has been backed by the government and Malaysia's main opposition parties, despite concerns that using the national language, Bahasa Malaysia, will undermine competitiveness.
The centre is staffed to manage more than 5m transactions annually in English, Bahasa Malaysia, Thai, Mandarin, Cantonese and Bahasa Indonesia.
The beta version of Mail on Ovi will roll out globally in December 2008 in 12 languages, including English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, German, Hindi, Bengali, Tagalog, Bahasa Indonesia and Bahasa Malaysia on all currently shipping Nokia Series 40 devices, with many more languages to be added later.
The island's national language is Bahasa Malaysia, but different tribes still retain their own languages.
The official language in East Malaysia is Bahasa Malaysia with English as a strong second language especially in the urban areas (Gill, 2002).