Bahasa Melayu Sarawak – English PART 1

Hi folks!!

Have you ever heard about Bahasa Melayu? I think you do…But what about Bahasa Melayu Sarawak? Never, right? Wonder how is it sounds like? Tonight i just wanna share to you about our Sarawakian language, the Bahasa Melayu Sarawak.. It  is wide-speaking across Sarawak (one of a state in Malaysia, located on the Borneo Island). What i share here is the basic words that we use in daily life. And we Sarawakians are proudly speak our languages too!! ;p

But first of all, did you know that it is not easy for a newcomer, lets say a person that is origins from Peninsular Malaysia that transferred to Sarawak, to learn speaking in Bahasa Melayu Sarawak in a short period? NOOO, TOTALLY NO!! It will takes them years to learn this language, eventhough they are speaking Bahasa Melayu itself!! Hurmm, why? I also puzzled about this.. And i think others too..

Well, here we start our PART 1…tadaaaa!!!!

Words & Meaning 

BahasaMelayuSarawak BahasaMelayu English
Kamek Saya I / Me
Kitak Kamu You
Nya Dia He / She
Sidak Mereka They
Sik Tidak / Tak No / Not
Aok Ya Yes
Maok Mahu Want
Makan Makan Eat
Jalan Jalan Walk
Keja Kerja Work
Abis Habis Finish
Sitok Sini Here
Sia Sana There

pssssttttt!!! ’till next time folks!! Will share the rest in PART 2…