Malay Vocabulary

Malay Vocabulary

If you're trying to learn Malay Vocabulary which is also called Malaysian, check our courses about vocabulary and 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 Vocabulary

Learning the Malay Vocabulary is very important because its structure is used in every day conversation. The more you practice the subject, the closer you get to mastering the Malay language. But first we need to know what the role of Vocabulary is in the structure of the grammar in Malay.

Malay vocabulary is the set of words you should be familiar with. A vocabulary usually grows and evolves with age, and serves as a useful and fundamental tool for communication and acquiring knowledge. Here are some examples:

English VocabularyMalay Vocabulary
VocabularyKosa kata
CountriesNegara
AustraliaAustralia
CambodiaKemboja
CanadaKanada
ChinaChina
EgyptMesir
EnglandEngland
FrancePerancis
GermanyJerman
GreeceGreek
IndiaIndia
IndonesiaIndonesia
ItalyItali
JapanJepun
MexicoMexico
MoroccoMaghribi
PeruPeru
SpainSepanyol
ThailandThailand
USAAmerika Syarikat
LanguagesBahasa
ArabicBahasa Arab
ChineseBahasa China
EnglishBahasa Inggeris
FrenchBahasa Perancis
GermanBahasa Jerman
GreekBahasa Greek
HebrewBahasa Ibrani
HindiBahasa Hindi
ItalianBahasa Itali
JapaneseBahasa Jepun
KoreanBahasa Korea
LatinBahasa Latin
RussianBahasa Rusia
SpanishBahasa Sepanyol
UrduBahasa Urdu
DaysHari-hari
MondayIsnin
TuesdaySelasa
WednesdayRabu
ThursdayKhamis
FridayJumaat
SaturdaySabtu
SundayAhad
timemasa
hourjam
minuteminit
secondsaat

List of Vocabulary in Malay

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

English VocabularyMalay Vocabulary
Vocabulary
colorsWarna
blackhitam
bluebiru
browncoklat
graykelabu
greenhijau
orangejingga
purpleungu
redmerah
whiteputih
yellowkuning
sizessaiz
bigbesar
deepdalam
longpanjang
narrowsempit
shortpendek
smallkecil
talltinggi
thicktebal
thinnipis
widelebar
tastesselera
bitterpahit
freshsegar
saltymasin
sourmasam
spicypedas
sweetmanis
qualitiessifat-sifat
badburuk
cleanbersih
darkgelap
difficultsukar
dirtykotor
drykering
easysenang
emptykosong
expensivemahal
fastcepat
foreignasing
fullpenuh
goodbaik
hardkeras
heavyberat
inexpensivemurah
lightringan
localtempatan
newbaru
noisybising
oldtua
powerfulberkuasa
quietsenyap
correctbetul
slowperlahan
softlembut
verysangat
weaklemah
wetbasah
wrongsalah
youngmuda
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
alligatorbuaya
alligatorsbuaya-buaya
bearberuang
bearsberuang-beruang
birdburung
birdsburung-burung
bulllembu jantan
bullslembu-lembu jantan
catkucing
catskucing-kucing
cowlembu betina
cowslembu-lembu betina
deerrusa
many deerbanyak rusa
doganjing
dogsanjing-anjing
donkeykeldai
donkeyskeldai-keldai
eagleburung helang
eaglesburung-burung helang
elephantgajah
elephantsgajah-gajah
giraffezirafah
giraffeszirafah-zirafah
goatkambing
goatskambing-kambing
horsekuda
horseskuda-kuda
lionsinga
lionssinga-singa
monkeymonyet
monkeysmonyet-monyet
mousetikus
micetikus-tikus
rabbitarnab
rabbitsarnab-arnab
snakeular
snakesular-ular
tigerharimau
tigersharimau-harimau
wolfserigala
wolvesserigala-serigala
objectsobjek
bathroombilik mandi
bedkatil
bedroombilik tidur
ceilingsiling
chairkerusi
clothespakaian
coatkot
cupcawan
deskmeja
dressgaun
floorlantai
forkgarpu
furnitureperabot
glasskaca
hattopi
houserumah
inkdakwat
jacketjaket
kitchendapur
knifepisau
lamplampu
lettersurat
mappeta
newspapersurat khabar
notebookbuku nota
pantsseluar
paperkertas
penpen
pencilpensil
pharmacyfarmasi
picturegambar
platepinggan
refrigeratorpeti sejuk
restaurantRestoran
roofatap
roombilik
rugpermaidani
scissorsgunting
shampoosyampu
shirtkemeja
shoeskasut
soapsabun
sockssarung kaki
spoonsudu
tablemeja
toilettandas
toothbrushberus gigi
toothpasteubat gigi
toweltuala
umbrellapayung
underwearpakaian dalam
walldinding
walletdompet
windowtingkap
telephonetelefon
thisini
thatbahawa
theseini
thoseitu
Questions
how?bagaimana?
what?apa?
who?siapa?
why?mengapa?
where?di mana?
different objectsobjek yang berbeza
artseni
bankbank
beachpantai
bookbuku
by bicycledengan menaiki basikal
by busdengan menaiki bas
by cardengan kereta
by traindengan menaiki kereta api
cafekafe
countrynegara
desertgurun
dictionarykamus
earthbumi
flowersbunga-bunga
footballbola sepak
foresthutan
gamepermainan
gardentaman
geographyGeografi
historysejarah
houserumah
islandpulau
laketasik
libraryperpustakaan
mathmatematik
moonbulan
mountaingunung
movieswayang gambar
musicmuzik
oceanlautan
officepejabat
on footberjalan kaki
playerPemain
riversungai
sciencesains
sealaut
skylangit
soccerbola sepak
starsbintang
supermarketsupermarket
swimming poolkolam renang
theaterteater
treepokok
weathercuaca
bad weathercuaca tidak bagus
cloudymendung
coldsejuk
coolsejuk
foggyberkabus
hotpanas
nice weathercuaca bagus
pouringhujan lebat
rainhujan
raininghujan
snowsalji
snowingbersalji
iceais
sunnycerah
windyberangin
springmusim bunga
summermusim panas
autumnmusim gugur
wintermusim sejuk
peopleorang
auntIbu saudara
babybayi
brotherAbang/adik lelaki
cousinsepupu
daughterAnak perempuan
dentistdoktor gigi
doctordoktor
fatherayah
grandfatherdatuk
grandmothernenek
husbandsuami
motheribu
nephewAnak saudara lelaki
nieceAnak saudara perempuan
nursejururawat
policemanpolis
postmanPosmen
professorprofesor
sonAnak lelaki
teacherguru
uncleBapa saudara
wifeisteri

Vocabulary and expressions have a very important role in Malay, therefore they need very special attention. Once you're done with the Malaysian Vocabulary, 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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