Manado Malay (Bahasa Manado)

Manado Malay is a Malay Creole with many Dutch and Portuguese loan words spoken mainly in and around Manado, the capital city of the North Sulawesi province of Indonesia. It has around 850,000 speakers and is used mainly as a spoken language - it is rarely written. It is also known as Minahasa Malay, after the Minahasa people, who are the main group who speak this language, or Manadonese.

Manado Malay alphabet

Manado Malay alphabet

Sample video in Manado Malay

Information about Manado Malay | Numbers in Manado Malay


Information about Manado Malay

Manado Malay phrases

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Languages written with the Latin alphabet

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