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Common Words and Phrases for Driving in Malaysia

Bahasa Basics

Understanding Bahasa basics is vital for safe driving. Here are a few of the most common words and phrases that every driver should know.

COMMON WORDS

  • Jalan –  Road
  • Lorong – Lane
  • Lebuhraya – Highway
  • Utara – North
  • Selatan – South
  • Timur – East
  • Barat – West
  • Pusat Bandaraya – City Centre

 

WARNINGS AND INSTRUCTIONS

  • Awas – Caution
  • Berhenti – Stop
  • Beri Laluan – Give Way
  • Di Hadapan – Ahead
  • Dilarang Memotong – No Overtaking
  • Had Laju – Speed Limit
  • Ikut Kanan – Keep Right
  • Ikut Kiri – Keep Left
  • Jalan Sehala – One-Way Street
  • Keluar – Exit
  • Kenderaan Dilarang Masuk – No Entry for Vehicles
  • Kurangkan Laju – Slow Down
  • Lecongan – Detour
  • Liku Tajam – Sharp Bends
  • Masuk – Entry
  • Pandu Cermat – Drive Safely



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