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Malay - Negatives Forms

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For this lesson, we will learn to make a negative statement.


  • تيدق / tidak

[ti.daʔ] - (do/does) not

This word is used before any adjectives, verbs


  • بوکن / bukan

[bu.kan] - not

This word is used before any nouns, pronouns


  • تياد / tiada

[tia.da] - does not have

It is a contraction of

تيدق اد / tidak ada


  • اکن / akan

[a.kan] - will/would


  • داڤت / dapat

[da.pat] - able


  • بلوم / belum

[bə.lum] - has/have not


  • اڠݢن / enggan

[əŋ.gan] - do not want to/insist not to


  • ماهو / mahu

[ma.hu] - want


Typically, classifiers are not used after the negative form.


Sentences

!کامو بوکن ساي

Kamu bukan saya! - You are not me!

.کامي تيدق مماسق

Kami tidak memasak makanan ini. - We are not cooking this food./We do not cook this food.

.کاليان تيدق مينوم واءين

Kalian tidak minum wain. - You do not drink wine./You are not drinking wine.

.مريک تيدق بوليه منوليس سورت

Mereka tidak boleh menulis surat. - They cannot write letters.

.برواڠ هيتم ايت تيدق اکن ماکن داݢيڠ ميره ايت

Beruang hitam itu tidak akan makan daging merah itu. - The black bear will not eat the red meat.

.کوچيڠ ڤوتيه ايت بوکن ۏيݢيتاريان

Kucing putih itu bukan vegetarian. - The white cat is not a vegetarian.

.للاکي ايت تيدق داڤت ملومڤت

Lelaki itu tidak dapat melompat. - The man is unable to jump.

.بودق ڤرمڤوان ايت بلوم ماکن ناسي

Budak perempuan itu belum makan nasi. - The girl have not eat rice.

.کيت اڠݢن ماکن سايور-سايورن

Kita enggan makan sayur-sayuran. - We do not want to eat vegetables./We insist not to eat vegetables.


Proverbs/Idioms of the Lesson

  • بلوم تݢق هندق برلاري / belum tegak hendak berlari

/bə.lum tə.gaʔ hən.daʔ bər.la.ri/ - lit. have not stand up but wants to run

Meaning: Doing things in an abnormal order.


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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/harrythetree

THATS REALLY COOL, KEEP SENDING THINGS LIKE THAT. AMAZING.!!!!

March 22, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Taufik_Rosman

Glad you like it! I hope you found this lesson comprehensive​.

March 22, 2017
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