Malay Alphabet

This page contains a table including the following: Malay alphabet, letters which help you pronounce the words in a given language, you will also learn about the different consonants and vowels, make sure to check out our phrases in Malay which can be found on the menu above.

Malay Alphabet


    

Letter Examples
 
Aa as in the word “ask”,
Bb same as in English
Cc like “tsh”.
Dd same as in English.
Ee as in “elevated”
Ff same as in English
Gg same as in English
Hh as in “Hotel”
Ii as in the word “ink” never as in the word “island”
Jj same as in English “job”
Kk same as in English although rare.
Ll like “l” in “life”.
Mm same as in English
Nn same as in English
Oo same as in English “Old” never as in “Hot” which is pronounced somehow like {hat}
Pp same as in English
Qq same as in English.
Rr same as in English
Ss same as in English
Tt same as in English not as sharp.
Uu as in the “ultra”, never as in the word “up” or “university”
Vv same as in English
Ww same as in English
Xx as “kh”, sometimes as “ks”
Yy same as in English.
Zz same as in English.
   
dz as “th” in “that”
kh as “kh” in “loch”
Ua as “ua”
Ny as “n” in the “espanol”
Ng as “n” in the “espanol”
Ngg as in “nieg”
Sy as in “sh”


I hope the content of this page was useful to you, and that you learned some Malay alphabet, consonants and vowels. Make sure to memorize them to be able to use them in your daily conversation. If you want to practice what you have learnt here, go to Language Test.