Malay language

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 Indonesia (as Indonesian)
 Malaysia (as Malaysian)
 Thailand (In southern Thailand)
 Myanmar (In southern Myanmar)
 Sri Lanka
 Timor Leste
 Cocos (Keeling) Islands
 Christmas Island

Malay is a major language of the Austronesian family. Standardized varieties of Malay are the official language of Malaysia (Malaysian), Indonesia (Indonesian) and Brunei. Malay is one of four official languages of Singapore, and is a working language of East Timor, a consequence of over twenty years of Indonesian administration. It is spoken natively by 40 million people[5] across the Malacca Strait, including the coasts of the Malay Peninsula of Malaysia and southern Thailand, Riau province, the eastern coast of Sumatra, and the Riau Islands in Indonesia, as has been established as a native language of Jakarta and of part of western coastal Sarawak and Kalimantan in Borneo. As a second language, Indonesian is spoken by an estimated 140 million.[6]

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