Speak Malay Like a Local – Lesson 10 : Places to Buy Groceries / Supermarket

Speak Malay Like a Local – Lesson 10 : Places to Buy Groceries / Supermarket

 

MALAY    ENGLISH 
 
1 Pasar raya : Supermarket
Pasar : Market
Raya : Great
 
2 Kedai runcit : Grocery store
Kedai : Store
Runcit : Retail
 
3 Pasar tani : Farmer’s market
Pasar : Market
Tani : Farmer
 
4 Pasar malam : Night market
Pasar : Market
Malam : Night
 
5 Pusat membeli-belah : Shopping mall
Pusat : Centre
Membeli-belah : Shopping
Beli : Buy

 

Pasar raya

Supermarket

  • Tesco, Giant, Jaya Grocer etc
  • Huge range of products
  • Cheap

 

Kedai runcit

Grocery store

  • Small businesses
  • Sells mostly daily essentials
  • More expensive

 

Pasar tani

Farmer’s market

  • Available in the morning
  • Sells fresh produce like vegetables, fish, meat etc

 

Pasar malam

Night market

  • Available at night
  • Sells local food
  • Cheap prices


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