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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Of these, 77 chose the English language version of materials, and 123 preferred the Bahasa Melayu translation.
From the above summary, it shows that the result of Bahasa Melayu literacy improved after second filtering test (LINUS) for standard 1, from the total number of 17 pupils are not able to cope the standard during first test (K1-K2), it is approved that all pupils are able to cope with construct (K1-K2).
The Dayak Bidayuh undergraduates (Dealwis, 2008) have to communicate across dialect groups using Sarawak Malay or Bahasa Melayu because of the variations in their Bidayuh dialects.
Historically, the distinction between what are now two national languages began in the colonial era, when the London Agreement of 1824 divided the Malay world into two parts: the Malay Peninsula under the British and the Riau Archipelago and Riau mainland under the Dutch; see, for example, UU Hamidy, Bahasa Melayu Riau: Sumbangan bahasa Melayu Riau kepada bahasa dan bangsa Indonesia (Pekanbaru: Pustaka AS, 1981), pp.
Perkaitan bahasa Melayu dengan bahasa Iban dari segi sejarah.
Effendy, Adam and Amanah Hijriah 2004 Struktur dan fungsi kalimat bahasa Melayu Sambas.
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, March 20, 2013 --( After three months of providing to the world free eWills (emotional wills), Dutch website PassedOn ( has proudly announced it will now be expanding its current selection of available languages with the addition of Bahasa Melayu.
The service will be staffed by lawyers with language skills in Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi, Tamil and Bahasa Melayu.
An observation was carried out in two public schools participated in the study to record dyslexic children's reading in Bahasa Melayu (BM) and observe error patterns and their behaviors toward reading.
(15.) 'Niscaya tertawalah sekalian orang yang mengetahui bahasa Melayu di dalam tanah Johor ini, yaitu Melayu yang asli, dinamakanlah tutur orang itu kopi atau janggal dan canggung atau telor adanya' (Raja Ali Haji, Bustan al-katibin, p.
DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng, who is also finance minister, was reported as saying that he would ask the Cabinet to review the introduction of khat in the Year Four Bahasa Melayu textbook.