Malay Articles

If you're trying to learn Malay Articles which is also called Malaysian, check our courses about Definite and Indefinite Articles... to help you with your Malay grammar. Try to concentrate on the lesson and notice the pattern that occurs each time the word changes its place. Also don't forget to check the rest of our other lessons listed on Learn Malay. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!


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Malay Articles

Learning the Malay Articles displayed below is vital to the language. Malay articles are words that combine with a noun to indicate the type of reference being made by the noun. Generally articles specify the grammatical definiteness of the noun. Examples are "the, a, and an". Here are some examples:

English ArticlesMalay Articles
articlesrencana
theitu
asebuah
onepertama
somebeberapa
fewbeberapa
the bookbuku
the booksbuku-buku
a booksebuah buku
one booksatu buku
some booksbeberapa buah buku
few booksbeberapa buah buku

Notice the structure of the Articles in Malay.

List of Articles in Malay

Below is a list of vocabulary where you can use the Definite and Indefinite Articles in Malay. Try to practice but also memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Malay vocabulary.

English VocabularyMalay Vocabulary
Foodmakanan
almondskacang almond
breadroti
breakfastsarapan
buttermentega
candygula-gula
cheesekeju
chickenayam
cuminjintan
dessertpencuci mulut
dinnermakan malam
fishikan
fruitbuah
ice creamais krim
lambdaging kambing biri-biri
lemonlemon
lunchmakan tengahari
mealmakanan
meatdaging
ovenketuhar
pepperlada
plantstanaman
porkdaging babi
saladsalad
saltgaram
sandwichsandwic
sausagesosej
soupsup
sugargula
suppermakan malam
turkeyAyam belanda
appleepal
bananapisang
orangesOren
peachesPic
peanutkacang tanah
pearsbuah pear
pineapplenenas
grapesanggur
strawberriesbuah strawberi
vegetablessayur-sayuran
carrotlobak merah
cornjagung
cucumbertimun
garlicbawang putih
lettucedaun salad
olivesbuah zaitun
onionsbawang besar
pepperslada benggala
potatoesubi kentang
pumpkinlabu kuning
beanskacang
tomatoestomato

Definite and Indefinite Articles have a very important role in Malay. Once you're done with the Malaysian Articles, you might want to check the rest of our Malay lessons here: Learn Malay. Don't forget to bookmark this page.


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