Malay

A member of the Austronesian family of languages, spoken by c. 10 million people as a first language mainly in Malaysia and Thailand, as well as in Singapore and Brunei. It is also widely used as a lingua franca throughout the Indonesian archipelago; also known as Bahasa Malay; the closest linguistic affiliation is with Indonesian (also known as Bahasa Indonesian).

Written records date from the 7th century and the literary tradition started emerging with the arrival of Islam in the 15th century. Today the language is spoken in many dialects and varieties, Bazaar Malay being one of them.

Malay is written in both the Roman and Arabic alphabets.

CLASSIFICATION = Indo-European family, SCRIPT = Roman/Arabic
Courses
Burmese (Myanmar) : an introduction to the spoken language : Book 1 MALAY CBEG 5
Burmese (Myanmar) : an introduction to the spoken language : Book 2 MALAY CBEG 6
Colloquial Malay : the complete course for beginners MALAY CBEG 1(PACK)
Complete Malay MALAY CBEG 3(PACK)
A course in conversational Malay : with equivalent Indonesian vocabulary MALAY CBEG 2(PACK)
Dictionaries
Malay dictionary : English - Malay Malay - English MALAY DICO 1
Malay dictionary : English - Malay Malay - English MALAY DICO 2
Grammar
A student's grammar of Malay and Indonesian MALAY GRAM 1
Vocabulary
Berlitz Malay Phrasebook & Dictionary MALAY VOCAB 3
Everyday Malay : Phrase book & dictionary MALAY VOCAB 4
Malay idioms MALAY VOCAB 1
Malay Phrasebook & Dictionary MALAY VOCAB 2
Reference
Bahasa Melayu : an introduction to Malay language and culture MALAY REF 1