Malay Language Services

Malay Translations

Language Localist provides high quality and timely translations from English into Malay and from Malay into English. Language Localist manages all fields ranging from general emails to complex manuals translation from and into Malay. Regardless of the project type we assure you that we will provide you with the best quality Malay translations.

Our professional team of Malay translators is capable of translating for varied subjects and industries including Medical (Clinical Trails, Consent Documents), Legal, IT (Hardware & Software), Technical (Manuals, Product Brochures), Academic documents and General correspondence etc. Your document will be handled by a professional Malay translator who will translate your documents with extreme care and detail. We guarantee accuracy and privacy in translating your documents. Feel free to contact us for any kind of Malay translations. We welcome you to contact us for more information about our company or to obtain a free quote on Malay translations.

Malay Typesetting / DTP

Our multilingual DTP department is made up of highly professional operators and linguists with considerable typesetting experience in Malay language. In addition to that, we have the experience to deal with the most complex typesetting requirements. We can handle DTP jobs of any length, from a small business card to a multipage booklet. Our final quality process ensures that your documents are typeset to your complete satisfaction.

We can typeset your documents in your preferred DTP format (QuarkXpress, InDesign, Illustrator, MS-Office applications etc.), on both Windows and Mac platforms.

Other Malay language services offered

  • Proofreading/Editing
  • Transcription
  • Voice-over
  • Subtitling

Malay Language Facts

Malay is a major language of the Austronesian family and the official language of Malaysia and Brunei; a standardized variety of Malay called Indonesian is official in Indonesia. It is one of four official languages of Singapore, and as Indonesian is a working language of East Timor, a consequence of over twenty years of Indonesian administration. It is spoken natively by 40 million people across the Malacca Strait, including the coasts of the Malay Peninsula of Malaysia and southern Thailand, Riau province, the eastern coast of Sumatra, and the Riau Islands in Indonesia, as has been established as a native language of Jakarta and of part of western coastal Sarawak and Kalimantan in Borneo. As a second language, it is spoken by an estimated 140 million, mostly under the guise of "Indonesian".

In Malaysia, the standard language is called Bahasa Malaysia (Malaysian language). In Singapore, Brunei, and southern Thailand it is called Bahasa Melayu (Malay language), and in Indonesia it is generally called Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian language), though Bahasa Nasional (National Language) and Bahasa Persatuan/Pemersatu (Unifying Language) are also heard. However, in areas of Sumatra and Riau where the language is indigenous, Indonesians refer to it as Bahasa Melayu.

Spoken in: Brunei, Indonesia (as Indonesian), Malaysia, Singapore, southern Thailand, Philippines, southern Myanmar, Cocos Island, Christmas Island, Sri Lanka, Suriname.

Malay Language speakers

40million native (incl. 23million Indonesian); approx 180million total (90% Indonesian)

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