Malay Adjectives

This is a list of adjectives in Malay. This can enable you describe different sizes and a variety of qualities such as (easy, difficult...).

Big: besar
Small: kecil
Long: panjang
Short: pendek
Tall: tinggi
Thick: tebal
Thin: nipis
Wide: lebar

This table provides a list of adjectives of quality shown below. These are some of the most used adjectives in Malay.

Bad: buruk
Good: baik
Easy: senang
Difficult: sukar
Expensive: mahal
Cheap: murah
Fast: cepat
Slow: lambat
Old: Tua
Old: Lama
Young: muda
New: baru
Heavy: berat
Light: ringan
Empty: kosong
Full: penuh
Right: betul
Wrong: salah
Strong: Kuat
Weak: lemah

These samples show how adjectives are used in Malay. Used in these examples with nouns, prepositions and pronouns.

Is this a new or old book?: Buku ini lama atau baru?
Is the test easy or difficult?: Ujian itu senang atau susah?
Am I right or wrong?: Adakah saya betul atau salah?
This is very expensive: Ini sangat mahal
Is he younger or older than you?: Dia muda atau tua dari kamu?
Is she tall?: Dia tinggi kah?

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