Welcome to the third Malay lesson about nouns. This time we will first learn about fruits and vegetables, followed by grammar rules, then food items, finally a conversation in Malay to help you practice your daily phrases.
In general nouns refer to a person, an object, or abstract ideas. For example: a fast runner the noun is [runner] because it refers to a person. The examples below use nouns in different ways and places to demonstrate how they behave in a sentence.
|Grammar + Rules|
|do you have milk?|
[verb + noun]
|Adakah anda mempunyai susu? |
|I have milk and coffee|
[preposition + noun]
|Saya ada susu dan kopi. |
|he has three apples|
[number + plural noun]
|Dia mempunyai tiga biji epal. |
|she only has one apple|
[number + singular noun]
|Dia hanya mempunyai sebiji epal. |
|we live in a small house|
[adjective + noun]
|Kami tinggal di sebuah rumah kecil. |
|I like our breakfast|
[pronoun + noun]
|Saya suka sarapan kami |
The following are nouns of food items that you might be interested in learning and memorizing.
Now we finally reach the fun part, the practice of the daily conversations. These phrases are used to get to know new people, and break the ice.
|Do you speak (English/ Malay)?|
|Anda boleh bercakap (Bahasa Inggeris/ Bahasa Melayu)?|
|Just a little|
|I like Malay|
|Saya suka berbahasa Melayu|
|Can I practice with you?|
|Boleh saya berlatih dengan anda?|
|How old are you?|
|Berapa umur anda?|
|I'm thirty three years old|
|Umur saya tiga puluh tiga tahun.|
|It was nice talking to you|
|Seronok dapat berborak dengan anda!|
I hope you enjoyed this lesson about the nouns in Malay. If you have any question about this lesson please contact me here. Now check the next lesson below.