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Malay - Colours

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Lesson 1 of 3


  • ورنا / warna

/war.na/ - colour


  • بنديرا / bendera

/bən.de.ra/ - flag


  • ميره / merah

/me.rah/ - red


  • جيڠݢ / jingga

/d͡ʒiŋ.ga/ - orange (colour)


  • کونيڠ / kuning

/ku.niŋ/ - yellow


  • هيجاو / hijau

/hi.d͡ʒau/ - green


Sentences


.بنديرا اين اد ورنا

Bendera ini ada warna. - This flag has colour.


.ورنا کوچيڠ ايت کونيڠ

Warna kucing itu kuning. - The colour of that cat is yellow.


.ورنا بواه٢ اورين اين بوکن هيجاو

Warna buah-buah oren ini bukan hijau. - The colour of these oranges are not green.


.توکڠ٢ ماسق ايت سدڠ مماسق توماتو ميره

Tukang-tukang masak itu sedang memasak tomato merah. - The cooks are cooking red tomato.


.ورنا باجو-باجوکو دان کاسوتمو جيڠݢ

Warna baju-bajuku dan kasutmu jingga. - The colour of my shirts and your shoes are orange.


؟هيجاوکه ورنا ڤيڠݢن٢ کاليان

Hijaukah warna pinggan-pinggan kalian? - Are your plates red?


Lesson 2 of 3


  • برورنا / berwarna

/bər.war.na/ - colour (stative) = to have colour = in colour

Basically, the prefix beR- is used to make the subject has the property of the word or posseses of its attribute. This prefix may be translates as has/have

For instance, rumah=house, berumah=house (stative)

Based on the word berumah , you can tell that the subject has a house.


  • بوڠا / bunga

/bu.ŋa/ - flower


  • بيرو / biru

/bi.ru/ - blue (colour)


  • نيلا / nila

/ni.la/ - indigo


  • لمبايوڠ / lembayung

/ləm.ba.juŋ/ - violet

Note: Rarely used


  • اوڠو / ungu

/u.ŋu/ - purple


Sentences

.بوڠا٢ کامي برورنا بيرو دان هيجاو

Bunga-bunga kami berwarna biru dan hijau.

؟ݢلس اين برورناکه

Gelas ini ada warnakah? - Does this glass has colour?

.کانق٢ ڤرمڤوان ايت ملوکيس سأيکور ݢاجه يڠ برورنا بيرو

Kanak-kanak perempuan itu melukis seekor gajah yang berwarna biru. - The girl draws a blue elephant.

Lelaki itu tidak suka akan baju panas yang berwarna ungu. - The man does not like sweater in the colour of purple. (Simply: The man does not like purple sweater.)


Lesson 3 of 3


  • برورنا-ورني / berwarna-warni

/bər.war.na war.ni/ - colourful (stative)


  • رومڤوت / rumput

/rum.put/ - grass


  • کريتا اڤي / kereta api

/kə.re.ta a.pi/ - train (vehicle)


  • هيتم / hitam

/hi.tam/ - black


  • ڤوتيه / putih

/pu.tih/ - white


  • کلابو / kelabu

/kə.la.bu/ - grey


  • ڤيرڠ / perang

/pe.raŋ/ - brown

In Rumi, it is homograph with "ڤرڠ" (war).


  • مودا / muda

/mu.da/ - light (of colour) [lit. young]


  • توا / tua

/tua/ - dark (of colour) [lit. old]


  • چت / cat

/t͡ʃat/ - paint (noun)


Sentences

.کريتا اڤي ايت برورنا بيرو مودا

Kereta api itu berwarna biru muda. - The train is light blue in colour.

.رومڤوت اين برورنا-ورني

Rumput ini berwarna-warni. - The grass is colourful.

.مريک اد چت ورنا هيجاو توا دان هيتم

Mereka ada cat warna hijau tua dan hitam. - They have dark green and black paint.


Proverb/Idiom of the Lesson

  • ناسي تله منجادي بوبور / nasi telah menjadi bubur

[na.si tə.lah mən.d͡ʒa.di bu.bur] - rice had turned into porridge

English: crying over spilled milk


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https://www.duolingo.com/PelayarBahasa057

You accidentally wrote "car" insead of "cat" in the last section (before proverb)

"Mereka ada ca>r< warna hijau tua dan hitam. - They have dark green and black paint."

Anyway, I love this series, good job and keep up the great work ^^

2 months ago

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Thank you so much for the feedback! I know this is far from perfect but I did my best. I don't know when will I do the next topic. Don't have motivation to do it for now.

2 months ago

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Cool! What langage is this?

1 year ago

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Malay, the language of Maylasia

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It is Malay but it is also the language used in Brunei, Malaysia, Singapore, etc.

1 year ago

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Ok, cool!

1 year ago