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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But we had to study the grammar of the Malay language to pass tests and I had to write official documents in Malay.
Figure 2 shows the number of articles published in Science Direct Scopus and IEEE starting from 2008 to 2012 related on tagging process for English and Malay language. This graph expresses the importance to increase the number of study in Malay language because the ratio of studies done is much lower compare to English language.
However, the LEP for those who used the Malay language was 9.59 (0.12) which is significantly lower than the Chinese and English language users.
The findings clearly show that the Chinese respondents prefer the Chinese language brand name over Malay language brand name.
Ireland is one of those who worship in the Malay language and uses a Bible imported from Indonesia where ''Allah'' is widely used by Christians without any problem.
The government had threatened to withhold renewal of the Herald's 2008 printing permit unless it scrapped the Malay language section.
Now, the primary language of instruction is Bahasa Malaysia, a standard form of the Malay language. In the elementary and secondary schools, instruction is conducted exclusively in Bahasa Malaysia, although in most higher education institutions, it is now conducted in a combination of Bahasa Malaysia and English.
Historically, the domestic film industry has essentially been a Malay film industry -- movies made by Malays in the Malay language about Malays for a Malay audience.
He also pays some attention to the Malay language, stressing the various levels at which and contexts within which the language exists (Rosemary Robson-McKillop).
At the age of 36 he entered Monash University in Melbourne to study economics and the Malay language. His teacher happened to be Tengku Kammaruddin, a member of one of Malaysia's royal families.
Sejarah Melayu ("Malay Annals") One of the finest literary and historical works in the Malay language. Concerning the Malaccan sultanate, it was composed sometime in the 15th or 16th century.
Portuguese influence has been perpetuated, however, in the form of a small Christian settlement and through the absorption of Portuguese words into the Malay language. Dutch rule was challenged by British traders before Malacca invited the British into the city in 1795 to prevent it from falling into French bands.