Malay Present

This is a list of verbs in the present tense in Malay. First let's start with the raw format before conjugating the verbs to the present form. Make sure to compare this table and the one below it.

To see: Akan melihat
To write: Akan meulis
To love: Akan mencintai
To give: Akan memberi
To play: Akan bermain
To read: Akan membaca
To understand: Akan memahami
To have: Akan mempunyai
To know: Akan tahu
To learn: Akan belajar
To think: Akan berfikir
To work: Akan bekerja
To speak: Akan berkata
To drive: Akan pandu
To smile: Akan senyum
To find: Akan mencari

These samples show how the verbs above are conjugated in the present tense in a sentence which includes all the object pronouns (I, you, she...).

I see you: Saya jumpa awak
I write with a pen: Saya tulis dengan pen
You love apples: Awak suka epal
You give money: Awak beri duit
You play tennis: Awak main tenis
He reads a book: Dia baca sebuah buku
He understands me: Dia memahami saya
She has a cat: Dia ada kucing
She knows my friend: Dia kenal kawan saya
We want to learn: Kami hendak belajar
We think Spanish is easy: Kami ingat Bahasa Sepanyol senang
You (plural) work here: Awak kerja disini
You (plural) speak French: Awak berbahasa Perancis
They drive a car: Mereka memandu kereta
They smile: Mereka senyum

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