How to use possessive pronouns in Malay

How to use possessive pronouns in Malay

You want to learn how to use possessive pronouns in Malay? You've come to the right place! Scroll down and see the short Malay lessons complete with useful examples. My book, your book, all our books... we make learning Malay possessive pronouns easy.

Malay possessive pronouns : my

Possessive suffixes are used in Malay to describe possession or ownership. To say the equivalent of the word 'my', Malay uses the suffix '-ku'. The suffix '-ku' is attached to the end of the noun possessed.

Examples

kawan saya
my friend
isteri saya
my wife
ayah saya
my father
adik perempuan saya
my sister
anak lelaki saya
my son
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this book
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Step 9 : Malay possessive pronouns

Possessive pronouns are used to describe ownership or possession. To start out, learn to use just two Malay possessive pronouns. We suggest you learn ibuku, bapaku and ibumu, bapamu (my mother, my father, your mother, your father). You can scroll to the top of this page to see a short lesson about Malay possessive pronouns including useful examples. After you've learned using these phrases by heart you can move on to the bonus Step 10 (Simple Malay sentences).

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