Can Malaysians and Indonesians understand each other?
- 9 months agoFavorite Answer
I would say 80-90% of the words. Some words are similar, but have different meanings which can cause misunderstanding, such as "budak", which means kids in Malay, but it means slaves in Indonesian language.
- ZirpLv 79 months ago
Yes, to a large extent. Bahasa Indonesia is based on Malay