How to use demonstrative pronouns in Malay

How to use demonstrative pronouns in Malay

You want to learn how to use demonstrative pronouns in Malay? You've come to the right place! Scroll down and see the short Malay lessons complete with useful examples. This house, that house... we make learning Malay demonstrative pronouns easy for you.

Malay demonstrative pronouns : this

Demonstrative pronouns are used with nouns to make them more specific. The English demonstrative pronoun 'this' is 'ini' in Malay.

Examples

Lelaki ini
this man
apel ini
this apple
orang ini
this person
budak lelaki ini
this boy
bangunan ini
this building
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Malay is essentially the same language as Indonesian, spoken in Indonesia. If you are planning on doing some travelling, learning Malay would be a great way to make the most of your trip.

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Good afternoon
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Step 6 : Malay demonstrative pronouns

Demonstrative pronouns are used to refer to specific objects and their locations. In English, this would be the words this and these to refer to objects which are near and that and those to refer to objects which are further away. Using the nouns buku, kerusi and pintu (book, chair, door) which you learned in Step 3, learn to use the demonstrative pronouns with each of these nouns (this book, that chair, these doors). You can scroll to the top of this page to see a short lesson about Malay demonstrative pronouns including useful examples. After you've learned to use the Malay demonstrative pronouns with the nouns buku, kerusi and pintu and the plural nouns buku-buku, kerusi-kerusi and pintu-pintu you can move on to Step 7 (Malay adjectives).

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