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Freelang Malay-English dictionary

Malay (Bahasa Malaysia) is an official language of Malaysia, Brunei, and Singapore. There are about 23 million speakers. Malay belongs to the Western Malayo-Polynesian group of the Austronesian family of languages, which also includes the languages of Indonesia and the Philippines. Malay is normally written using Latin alphabet, although a modified Arabic script also exists.

Features of this dictionary

Download our free dictionary (for Windows) and browse both the Malay-English and the English-Malay lists. Look up a word, add or modify an entry, and learn words at your own rhythm from a personal learning list. Click here to learn more about the features or scroll down to download the program. An online version is also available, so you can browse the dictionary without downloading it.


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Word list information

This dictionary was made by Moosa Abdulla.

List status: © Moosa Abdulla

Malay > English: 1,015 words
English > Malay: 985 words

Last update: March 21, 2014
First upload: August 20, 2007


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2. Click here to download the program (2.41 mb)

3. Click here to download the Malay word list (332.38 kb)

4. Double click on each file and install in suggested folder.

More online resources about Malay

The best website to learn Malay online for free is this Bahasa Malaysia course. There are 64 lessons with sound clips! You can also check this Malay-Hungarian-English dictionary, made by Katalin, which contains standard Malay words and phrases that are used in Malaysia, Brunei Darussalam and Singapore.