Malay Mistakes

This is a list of mistakes in Malay. Helpful when trying to learn a new word. Also useful when there is a misunderstanding or confusion.

My French is bad: Bahasa Perancis saya tidak bagus
I need to practice my French: Saya perlu berlatih bahasa Perancis
Don't worry!: Jangan risau
Excuse me? : Harap maaf, bolehkah diulang?
Sorry: Minta maaf
No problem!: Tiada masalah!
Can you repeat?: Bolehkah anda ulang?
Can you speak slowly?: Boleh cakap perlahan sikit?
Write it down please!: Tolong tuliskan!
I don't understand!: Saya tidak faham
Did you understand what I said?: Adakah anda faham apa yang saya katakan?
What is this?: Apakah ini?
I don't know!: Saya tidak tahu!
What's that called in French?: Apakah namanya dalam bahasa Perancis?
What does that word mean in English?: Apa makna perkataan itu dalam bahasa Inggeris?
How do you say "OK" in French?: Macam mana nak kata 'OK' dalam bahasa Perancis?
Is that right?: Adakah ianya betul?
Is that wrong?: Salah ke tu?
What should I say?: Apa yang harus saya katakan?
What?: Apa?

These are some words from the above sentences that you might also need to use by themselves.

Mistake: Kesalahan
To speak: Untuk bercakap
Slowly: Secara perlahan-lahan
Quickly: Secara pantas

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