Malay translation

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Malay translations by specialised Malay translators (native speakers)

Our quality – your assurance

From order to delivery, we at ConText® translation agency use proprietary project management software based on ISO 9002, DIN 2345 and European industry organisation EUATC standards. All of our translations comply with the European EN 15038 standard in completeness and form.

Our specialist Malay translators transfer all of the content while preserving the sense of the original and keeping the style appropriate to the translation’s target audience, giving you an accurate and authentic translation that looks like an original.

Modern technology also allows us to leverage previously verified sentences while keeping the technical terminology consistent in translation, giving our Malay translations at ConText® a consistent writing style. Our translators integrate your terminology requirements, comments and corrections in databases for further use in every project.

Our areas of expertise: IT, business, law, IT, banking, construction, architecture, chemistry, biochemistry, medicine, pharmaceuticals, marketing, communication, advertising. Quality assurance included.

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The Malay language – characteristics and spread

Malay or Indonesian – known as Bahasa Melayu or Bahasa Indonesia, respectively – is one of the most widely spoken languages in the world at around 200 million speakers, albeit only as a second language in most cases. Malay/Indonesian is a lingua franca used mainly in the geographical area of Malaysia and Indonesia, and is also the official language of the State of Malaysia and the Republic of Indonesia under their respective language names. Indonesia in particular has hundreds of regional languages, some of which only have a few hundred speakers, and some of these languages are very different from Indonesian/Malay. The two languages are considered as a single language, but there are slight differences.

Bahasa Melayu is the official language of Malaysia (where it is also known as Bahasa Malaysia), Singapore, and Brunei; Around 7.2 million of the twelve million speakers on the peninsula use Malay as their first language, and 4.8 million use it as their second language. There are also large Malay-speaking communities in Myanmar, Hong Kong and the USA.

Bahasa Indonesia is the official language of Indonesia, and is spoken by about 162 million people. The 21 million that use Indonesian as their first language mostly live in Java, and 141 million use it as their second language or lingua franca. The language is also used in Saudi Arabia, Singapore, the Netherlands, and USA.