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Detailed comparison of Malay and Tagalog World Languages. Side by side look at similarities and differences for things like writing system, script(s) used, total number of speakers, noun declensions, no. of countries spoken in and more. Combined they acco
There are 11 differences and 6 similarities between Malay, Tagalog
 
Language Family and Writing System
Writing System   Latin vs   Latin  
 
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Script(s) Used   Bahasa Melayu vs   Tagalog  
 
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Mar 26, 2012 
jordan  wrote about Script(s) Used:
Malay script is called Bahasa Melayu using the Latin script while Tagalog is a pre-Spanish Philippine using Latin script, too.

 

Family   Austronesian vs   Austronesian  
 
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Apr 5, 2012 
nathan  wrote about Family:
Malay language has many words borrowed from Arabic while Tagalog words borrowed from Spanish and English.

 

Apr 5, 2012 
diane  wrote about Family:
Malay and Tagalog are both Austronesian language but they have different vocabulary. Malay vocabulary influenced by Dutch, and English while Tagalog vocabulary are Spanish and English.

 

Subgroup   Malayo-polynesian vs   Malayo-polynesian  
 
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3 Letter Code   May/msa vs   Tgl  
 
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Number of Speakers
Number of Native speakers (millions)   
40 million
vs   22 million
 
 
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Apr 5, 2012 
allison  wrote about Number of Native speakers:
Malay is spoken as a native language by 40 million while Tagalog is spoken by 22 million Filipinos..

 

Native Speakers as % of World   
0.9 %
vs   1 %
 
 
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Total Number of Speakers (millions)   
180 million
vs   25 million
 
 
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Total Speakers as % of World   
2.4 %
vs   0.3 %
 
 
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Language Systems
Noun declensions   None vs   No (three Markers)  
 
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Sequence    vs   Vso  
 
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Tonal   No vs   No  
 
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Agglutinative language   Yes vs   No  
 
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Mar 28, 2012 
craig  wrote about Agglutinative language:
Malay is an agglutinative language words that are commonly formed by adding prefixes or suffixes to the root words.

 

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Geographic Distribution
Official language in   

Brunie

Indonesia

Malaysia

Philippines

Singapore

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Brunie

Indonesia

Malaysia

Philippines

Singapore

 
 
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Apr 5, 2012 
hazel  wrote about Official language in:
Malay is spoken on Borneo (Malaysia, Indonesia and Brunei) while Tagalog is mainly spoken in Southern Tagalog Region in the Philippines.

 

Mar 27, 2012 
samantha  wrote about Official language in:
Malay language is the official language of Malaysia, Indonesia, Brunei and Singapore. In Malaysia, Brunei and Singapore the Malay language called Bahasa Melayu while in Indonesia, they called it Bahasa Indonesia.

 

Mar 27, 2012 
kristine  wrote about Official language in:
Malay or Bahasa Melayu was declared as the official language in 1957 in Malaysia. On the other hand, Tagalog is the first language of the Filipinos. Also, it was declared the national and official language of the Philippines in 1936.

 

Mar 23, 2012 
marvin  wrote about Official language in:
Malay is an official language in 4 countries in Asia while Tagalog is an official and national language in the Philippines.

 

Official Language of United Nations   No vs   No  
 
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Apr 5, 2012 
frank  wrote about Official Language of United Nations:
Both are not official language of United Nations.

 

Countries Spoken In   Malaysia, Brunei, Indonesia, Singapore, Philippines, Thailand, Myanmar, Cambodia, Sri Lanka, Cocos Island, Christmas Island vs   Philippines  
 
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No. of Countries Spoken In   
11
vs   1
 
 
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