Malay Family

This is a list of words about family in Malay. You can name people such as your relatives as well as extended family this way.

Daughter: Anak perempuan
Son: Anak lelaki
Sister: Kakak / adik perempuan
Brother: Abang / adik lelaki
Baby: Bayi
Child (m): Budak lelaki
Child (f): Budak perempuan
Father: Ayah
Mother: Ibu
Husband: Suami
Wife: Isteri
Cousin (m): Sepupu lelaki
Cousin (f): Sepupu perempuan
Aunt: Ibu saudara
Uncle: Bapa saudara
Grandfather: Datuk
Grandmother: Nenek
Nephew: Anak saudara lelaki
Niece: Anak saudara perempuan
Man: Lelaki
Woman: Wanita
Boy: Budak lelaki
Girl: Budak perempuan
People: orang

These examples show how family words are used in a Malay sentence. Very useful when socializing with other people. This can also show you how to ask questions.

What's your brother called?: Siapa nama abang kamu?
How old is your sister?: Berapa umur kakak kamu?
Where does your father work?: Di mana ayah kamu bekerja?
Your daughter is very cute: Anak perempuan kamu sangat comel
I love my husband: Saya sayang suami saya
This is my wife: Ini isteri saya

With the above list you will be able to discuss how many siblings you have or ask others about their family. Now let's go to the next topic by clicking the "Next" button. Or simply choose your own topic from the menu above.

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