100 Basic Malay Vocabularies

We believe in learning the most important vocabularies first to start off your learning journey on the right foot. The list below contains 100 of the most frequently used Malay vocabularies. For more vocabularies like that, check out our yellow vocabulary book towards the end of this page.

EnglishMalay
Isaya
youkamu
hedia
shedia
itia
wekami
youkalian
theymereka
whatapa
whosiapa
wheredi mana
whymengapa
howbagaimana
whichyang mana
whenbila
thenkemudian
ifjika
reallybetul-betul
buttetapi
becausekerana
nottidak
thisini
thatitu
allsemua
oratau
anddan
to knowmengetahui
to thinkberfikir
to comedatang
to putmeletak
to takemengambil
to findcari
to listenmendengar
to workbekerja
to talkbercakap
to givememberi
to likemenyukai
to helpmenolong
to lovemencintai
to callmenelefon
to waitmenunggu
0kosong
1satu
2dua
3tiga
4empat
5lima
6enam
7tujuh
8lapan
9sembilan
10sepuluh
11sebelas
12dua belas
13tiga belas
14empat belas
15lima belas
16enam belas
17tujuh belas
18lapan belas
19sembilan belas
20dua puluh
newbaru
oldlama
fewsedikit
manybanyak
wrongsalah
correctbetul
badburuk
goodbagus
happygembira
shortpendek
longpanjang
smallkecil
bigbesar
theresana
heresini
rightkanan
leftkiri
beautifulcantik
youngmuda
oldtua
hellohelo
okok
of coursesudah tentu
bye byeselamat tinggal
good byeselamat jalan
excuse memaafkan saya
sorrymaaf
thank youterima kasih
pleasesila
nowsekarang
hourjam
minuteminit
secondsaat
dayhari
weekminggu
monthbulan
yeartahun
eveningpetang
Download as PDF

Malay Vocabulary Books

Learn Malay - Quick / Easy / Efficient

Learn Malay - Quick / Easy / Efficient

This vocabulary book is a curated Malay word frequency list with 2000 of the most common Malay words and phrases. Following the Pareto principle (80/20 rule), this book is built to streamline the learning process by concentrating on the core words and sentence structures. The result is a unique book ideal for driven learners and language hackers.
Malay Vocabulary Book

Malay Vocabulary Book

This Malay vocabulary book contains more than 3000 words and phrases and is organized by topic to make it easier for you to pick what to learn first. It is well suited for learners of all levels who are looking for an extensive resource to improve their vocabulary or are interested in learning vocabularies in one particular area of interest.

Malay Flashcards

Malay Quizlet Flashcards

Malay Quizlet Flashcards

These Malay flashcard sets contain 1300 of the most important Malay vocabularies sorted by topic. Each set represents one topic which allows you to dive deeper into areas depending on your priorities and interests.

Free Learning Resources