In this 18th lesson we will explore the Malay adverbs, vocabulary list about animals and finally farewell phrases. We will be using both vocabulary and grammar to ensure that you know how to use 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.
In addition to adjectives, adverbs are very essential. This includes adverbs of time ", frequency, manner and place. It can make it easy to have a conversation about different topics by simply knowing some key words such as "yesterday", "always", "quickly", "here" etc. Adverbs can modify adjectives and verbs.
Below is a list of 30 adverbs that you might come across or use very often. 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.
|Last night||Komputer riba|
|Next week||minggu depan|
|This morning||pagi ini|
Let's put some of the adverbs above into full Malay sentences. That way you will be able to use the word not only by itself but embedded in a structure.
|Do you like it here?||Adakah anda menyukai tempat ini?|
|See you later!||Jumpa kamu nanti!|
|Thank you very much!||Terima kasih banyak-banyak!|
|I really like it!||Saya betul-betul sukakannya|
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Here is a list of 25 words related to farm and wild animals as well as insects. If you can memorize them by heart, you will be able to talk about pets you have in the house or farm.
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Finally, a list of sentences using the vocabulary used in this lesson plus some bonus phrases. For a complete list of commonly used sentences, please visit our Malay Phrases page. Enjoy!
|Do you have any animals?||Adakah anda membela haiwan?|
|Do you sell dog food?||Awak ada jual makanan anjing?|
|I have a dog||Saya ada seekor anjing|
|Monkeys are funny||Monyet adalah haiwan yang kelakar|
|She likes cats||Dia suka kucing|
|Tigers are fast||Harimau adalah haiwan yang pantas|
|Thank you!||Terima kasih!|
|You're welcome! (in response to "thank you")||Sama-sama|
|Have a nice day!|
|Good night!||Selamat malam!|
|Have a good trip!||Selamat jalan|
|It was nice talking to you!||Gembira berbual dengan awak!|
Did you know? Commonly used adverbs constitute about 15% of sentences in Malay. That means they should not be ignored because sooner or later you will need to use them.
Congratulations! You finished your 18th lesson in Malay about adverbs, and animals. Are you ready for the next lesson? We recommend Malay Vocabulary. You can also simply click on one of the links below or go back to our Learn Malay homepage.