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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Courses are conducted in Bahasa Malaysia, Chinese and English.
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.
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.
The younger generation on the other hand do not use the Berawan languages as many of them have contracted exogamous marriages or prefer speaking either Bahasa Malaysia, Bahasa Sarawak or English.
The sixth, published in English, consists of a brief compilation of mousedeer stories and a longer folktale, "Leader of the Birds." In the 1990s, the first three of these books were translated and reprinted in Bahasa Malaysia by the Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka (see below).
"Some can barely speak and write Bahasa Malaysia, and their grounding in other local subjects is also weak.
Now, the primary language of instruction is Bahasa Malaysia, a standard form of the Malay language.
'There is nothing stopping us from embarking on more effective efforts to enhance the quality of education and level of proficiency of Bahasa Malaysia to disseminate Islam as a religion of the federation and provisions to protect the provisions under Article 153,' Anwar said.
Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) information chief Dr Muhammad Nur Manuty said Muslims should not worry about the usage of the word "Allah" and the Bahasa Malaysia Bible.
With a deliberate effort to better engage local viewers, these shows are broadcast in Bahasa Malaysia dub or in original Korean audio with both Bahasa Malaysia and English subtitles.
"Vie have clear blocks of languages--Chinese, Bahasa Malaysia and English.
The web site - - was previously only available in English, however the budget carrier has now added Mandarin and Bahasa Malaysia. The multilingual web site is expected to be expanded further with the addition of Tamil, Tagalog and Thai in the near future.