This is the 12th lesson about Malay verbs, as well as time expressions such as hours, days, and months. Finally some simple common phrases. I will try to give examples using both vocabulary and grammar. That way it will be easy for you to see the words when they are separate and when they are in a sentence. Going through the whole page should take about 30 min. Make sure to read the pronunciation and hear the audio as well. If you have any question about this course, please email me directly at Malay Classes.
Before we move on to lessons about the present, past, and future, we need to discuss verbs in general. The verb is the second most used part of speech after the noun. That means we need to pay more attention to its different forms and tenses.
Below is a list of 16 verbs that you might come across or use very often. They are in their raw format (not conjugated yet). The table contains 3 columns (English, Malay, and Audio). Make sure you repeat each word after hearing it by either clicking on the audio button or by reading the pronunciation. That should help with memorization as well as improving your pronunciation.
|To drive||perlu pandu|
|To find||Akan pandu|
|To give||Akan memberi|
|To have||Akan mempunyai|
|To know||Akan tahu|
|To learn||Akan belajar|
|To love||Akan mencintai|
|To play||Akan bermain|
|To read||Akan membaca|
|To see||Akan melihat|
|To smile||Akan senyum|
|To think||Akan berfikir|
|To understand||Akan memahami|
|To work||Akan bekerja|
|To write||Akan meulis|
|He understands me||Dia memahami saya|
|He understood me||Dia telah memahami saya|
|He will understand me||Dia akan memahami saya|
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Below is a list of 30 words related to time such as hours, days and months. If you can memorize them by heart, you will be able to discuss time related topics more easily.
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Finally, here are some popular phrases you might need to use daily. For a complete list of commonly used sentences, please visit our Malay Phrases page. Enjoy!
|I was born in July||Saya dilahirkan dalam bulan Julai|
|I will visit you in August||Saya akan melawat kamu dalam bulan Ogos|
|See you tomorrow!||Jumpa kamu esok!|
|Today is Monday||Hari ini Isnin|
|Winter is very cold here||Musim sejuk di sini sangat sejuk|
|Yesterday was Sunday||Semalam adalah hari Ahad|
|Are you married?||Adakah awak sudah berkahwin?|
|I'm single||Saya masih bujang|
|Would you marry me?||Sudikah awak berkahwin dengan saya?|
|Can I have your phone number?||Bolehkah saya dapatkan nombor telefon awak?|
|Can I have your email?||Boleh saya dapatkan emel awak?|
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Congratulations! You finished your 12th lesson in Malay about verbs, and time. Are you ready for the next lesson? We recommend Malay Lesson 13. You can also simply click on one of the links below or go back to our Learn Malay homepage.