Malay (individual language)zlm

Subject areas for this language


Language Features

Alternate names
Bahasa Daerah, Bahasa Melayu, Malayu, Colloquial Malay, Informal Malay, Local Malay
Akit, Belitung, Deli, Kapuas Hulu, Ketapang, Landak, Pontianak, Riau Mainland, Riau islands, Sakai, Sambas, Sanggau, Sekadau, Sintang, Sukadana, Tamiang, coastal Jambi, Coastal Jambi, Coastal Terengganu, Inland Terengganu, Jugra-Muar-Melaka-Johor, Kelantan, Northwestern Kalimantan, Pahang, Sarawak, Southeast Island, Southwestern Coastal Kalimantan, Upstream Western Kalimantan (Sea Tribe dialects, Sarawak Malay)
Included in macrolanguage
Malay (macrolanguage) [msa]
OpenType tag

Information from ISO 639-3 and the  Ethnologue. Only a limited amount is shown here. For more detail consult the  Ethnologue entry for Malay (individual language).

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Email to Suliana Sulaiman regarding proposal to encode additional Jawi characters academic paper
Ethnologue entry for Malay (individual language) - Ethnologue web page
Glottolog entry for Malay (individual language) - Glottolog/Langdoc web page
ISO 639-3 page for Malay (individual language) - ISO 639-3 web page
MultiTree entry for Malay (individual language) - MultiTree: A Digital Library of Language Relationships web page
OLAC resources for Malay (individual language) - Open Language Archives Community web page
Request for Jawi Character Codes in Unicode academic paper
SIL Archive for Malay (individual language) - SIL Language and Culture Archives web page


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