Malay Negation

If you're trying to learn Malay Negation which is also called Malaysian, check our courses about Negation and negative expressions... 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 Negation

Learning the Malay Negation displayed below is vital to the language. Malay negation is the process that turns an affirmative statement (I am happy) into its opposite denial (I am not happy). Here are some examples:

English NegationMalay Negation
NegationPenafian
he is not heredia tidak ada di sini
that is not my bookitu bukan buku saya
do not enterjangan masuk

Notice the structure of the Negation in Malay.

List of Negation in Malay

Below is a list of the Negation and negative expressions in Malay placed in a table. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Malay vocabulary.

English NegationMalay Negation
I don't speaksaya tidak bercakap
I don't writeSaya tidak menulis
I don't drivesaya tidak memandu
I don't loveSaya tidak suka
I don't givesaya tidak memberi
I don't smilesaya tidak senyum
I don't takesaya tidak mengambil
he doesn't speakdia tidak bercakap
he doesn't writedia tidak menulis
he doesn't drivedia tidak memandu
he doesn't lovedia tidak cinta
he doesn't givedia tidak memberikan
he doesn't smiledia tidak tersenyum
he doesn't takedia tidak mengambil
we don't speakkami tidak bercakap
we don't writekami tidak menulis
we don't drivekami tidak memandu
we don't lovekami tidak mencintai
we don't givekita tidak memberi
we don't smilekami tidak senyum
we don't takekita tidak mengambil

Negation and negative expressions have a very important role in Malay. Once you're done with the Malaysian Negation, 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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