Bahasa Melayu

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Bahasa Me·la·yu

(mə-lā′yo͞o, -lä′-)
See Malay.

[Malay bahasa Melayu, Malay language : bahasa, speech, language (from Sanskrit bhāṣā) + Melayu, Malay.]
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Noun1.Bahasa Melayu - the Malay language spoken in MalaysiaBahasa Melayu - the Malay language spoken in Malaysia
Malay - a western subfamily of Western Malayo-Polynesian languages
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Contract awarded for Provision to conduct one run of 240 hours of bahasa melayu language training with option of two additional runs.
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However, Singaporeans now speak English and an Asian language, usually Mandarin, Bahasa Melayu, or Tamil, and they can act as connectors between English-speaking nations and Asian countries such as China and India.
1) In Malaysian Borneo the situation is further complicated by the state's rigid specification of ethnic groups: in order to be formally recognized as Malay in Malaysia a person must follow Islam, practice Malay culture, and speak bahasa Melayu.
Effendy, Adam and Amanah Hijriah 2004 Struktur dan fungsi kalimat bahasa Melayu Sambas.
Moreover, the direct tie between race, religion and state, naturally permeates into the origin of the country's language, Bahasa Melayu, which uses Allah as the word for 'god' and 'God'.
The school is one that is called on to host official events such as the 2013 seminar for teachers in the official language, Bahasa Melayu, for which the school provided performances in traditional dance and song.
As one of the first channels that gave the Malay World a semblance of unity, it is not surprising, therefore, that the Malay language emerged as the national language of Malaysia and Indonesia in the forms of Bahasa Melayu and Bahasa Indonesia (Liow 2005), and Bahasa Melayu in Singapore (Lowenberg 1988).
Languages: Bahasa Melayu (official), Chinese (various dialects), English, Tamil and indigenous
No hablan bahasa melayu, el idioma local, y apenas Jose Regino, el menor, se defiende en ingles, pero no hacian falta palabras para captar en sus rostros la decepcion.
The policy of changing the medium of instruction in the teaching of mathematics and science from Bahasa Melayu to English is an important innovation affecting teachers of mathematics and science.