A Step-By-Step Guide to Translate Malay To English With Correct Grammar

Familiarize Yourself with the Malay Language.

Before diving into translating Malay to English, it is important to familiarize yourself with the Malay language. Start by learning the alphabet, pronunciation and basic grammar rules associated with the language. Although you could use traditional translation tools as a quick solution, researching and understanding the language will help when attempting complicated translations later on. Additionally, becoming proficient in the language will also be useful for interacting with native speakers.

Research Malay Grammar Rules and Transliterations.

A reliable translation requires more than just an understanding of vocabulary and phraseology in both languages. It is essential to develop a strong grasp of the Malay language’s grammar rules and how words can be transliterated from one language to another. Developing an understanding of the syntax, tenses and parts of speech will help you accurately convey the meaning intended by the original speaker/writer. Research on available Malay to English transliteration dictionaries and compare them for accuracy when needed.

Connect With A Native Speaker for Help With Specific Words or Phrases.

Getting the help of a native Malay speaker can make all the difference, especially when it comes to certain words and phrases that could have multiple meanings, subtleties and nuances. Connecting with someone who truly understands the language is invaluable in this process. With their help and knowledge on specific dialects and pronunciations, you will be able to get a more accurate translation of Malay into English.

Utilize Translation Software or Apps to Polish Your Texts and Verify Accuracy.

Mobile translation apps like Vocre can be helpful to verify the accuracy of your translations. Although these services are not perfect, they offer a good starting point after you’ve done all that you can do to manually translate Malay into English. With these types of programs, you will easily see if there are any mistakes or incorrect words used in your final outputs. This way, you are guaranteed to deliver texts and messages with correct grammar and accurate meaning in English.

Practice and Develop Your Translation Skills with Exercise Materials or Jobs.

To further hone your Malay to English translation skills and accuracy, it is recommended that you take on practice exercises offering sentence or paragraph translations from Malay to English. You may also look for a translation job or go online to find exercise materials. Creating practice sheets of your own is another great way to make sure that you are improving your translation skills. Doing so also helps you learn about the different tenses and nuances between both languages, providing you with deeper linguistic insight into each word.

Vocre’s online translator app offers Malay to English translation as well as English translation services for dozens of other languages. Our tool is user friendly and offers both text translations as well as voice-to-text input, so you can get a translation for English to Malay with sound. Translate Malay and dozens of other languages.

Malay Speakers Around the World

Why do you need a Malay translation app? There are approximately 290,000,000 Malay speakers in the world. It is widely spoken in 12 countries throughout Southeast Asia and beyond, and there are more than 25,000 Malaysians living in the U.S. and tens of thousands in Europe and other areas. 

Countries Speaking Malay 

The Malay language is currently widely spoken in 12 countries (though it is also spoken in smaller communities in many others). The 12 countries where this language is most popular include Malaysia, Indonesia, Brunei, Singapore, Philippines, Myanmar, Thailand, Coco Island, Christmas Island, Sri Lanka, Suriname, and Timor.


Malay to English Translation Tool 

Our tool offers a correct and precise translation. It works as both a translator app and a dictionary and is more accurate than most — thanks to our automatic translator feature. Look for a tool that translates English to Malay with sound, preferably. 

Our free online translator is also less expensive than hiring a speech translation service or professional translator for the English language (plus, you can’t keep a translator in your pocket!).

Download our app on Google Play for Android or the Apple Store for iOS. 


How Can I Translate English to Malay? 

Vocre’s app translates Malay words, phrases, and sentences into English. Choose voice-to-text or simply type directly into the app. You can choose Malay-to-English text translation or vice versa (or choose English to Malay with sound). Malay-to-English translation may not be as difficult as English to Persian or English to Khmer translation


Malay to English Translation: Speech-to-Text Feature

Translate to English using our speech-to-text (voice input) feature. Simply say words, sentences, or phrases into the app, and the tool will turn your words into text. It’s one of the easiest ways to translate languages — without wasting time typing. The best part? It’s cheaper than hiring Malay translators. 


Language Identifier Feature

One of our best features is our language identifier. Type in English and get Malay. No need to worry about choosing the right language (especially since typing Malay can be a little tricky). Our app does the hard work for you. You also don’t need a Malay keyboard on your phone to use this tool.

We also offer an offline mode to help travelers and communities without consistent access to Wifi Simply download the app when you have access to a wifi connection, and the features will still be available while you’re offline. 


Malay Voice Output Translation 

Vocre currently doesn’t support Malay voice output or English to Malay with sound — but we’re working on it!

One of our main goals is helping underserved communities get access to language translation software. If your language isn’t on our app, please let us know! We’re working diligently to make sure all languages get equal representation on our app.


Do You Have Other Translation Apps? 

Our Malay to English translation app is a one-stop-shop for translating dozens of languages! The typing input tool is one of the most popular features on our app (making it easier to translate words from the Malay dictionary into English) and includes an English translator as a paid upgrade within the app. Check out the other languages supported, too. 


Other Languages Supported

In addition to our Malay to English translation, our app supports languages, such as:


  • Chinese
  • Hindi 
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Arabic 
  • German
  • Korean 
  • French
  • Japanese
  • Portuguese
  • Filipino
  • Icelandic
  • Urdu
  • Czech
  • Polish
  • Swedish
  • Italian
  • Turkish
  • Hebrew
  • Romanian
  • Danish
  • Dutch
  • Thai
  • Lithuanian
  • Indonesian
  • Vietnamese
  • Bulgarian
  • Hungarian
  • Estonian
  • Ukrainian
  • Norwegian
  • Croatian
  • Serbian
  • Latvian
  • Slovak
  • Welsh
  • Albanian
  • Finnish
  • Macedonian
  • Slovenian
  • Catalan



Learn tips for learning new languages as well as common phrases like how to say hello in other languages.

For some languages, you can translate spoken words and phrases into the language and will hear the translation spoken aloud; for other languages, we currently only offer text translation. If you’re looking for English to Malay with sound, check back soon! 


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