Malay is used in Malaysia and parts of Indonesia, Brunei, Singapore, southern Thailand, and southern Philippines.
and Malay using Cara script|
Language information at Wikipedia and Ethnologue
Writing system information at Omniglot
Alternate names for Malay include Bahasa Melayu, Bahasa Malaysia, Malayu, Melaju, and Melayu
The Papuan Malay dialect is used as a lingua franca in the Indonesian provinces of West Irian Jaya and Papua.1) Sa pu kamar dimana?
Dialect information at Wikipedia
Pangus Ho created the Cara abugida in 2010 as an alternate way to write Malay languages. Each consonant letter carries an implicit /a/ vowel. The shapes are inspired by Javanese script but are designed to take up less space.
See also Indonesian using Cara script
Writing system information from Pangus Ho
|The four essential
travel phrases in English:
1) Where is my room?
2) Where is the beach?
3) Where is the bar?
4) Don't touch me there!
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