Comparing People in Malay Exercises in Malay language

Comparing people in Malay involves understanding and using specific grammatical structures that highlight differences and similarities. Whether you are describing physical appearances, abilities, or personal qualities, mastering these comparisons is essential for effective communication. This set of exercises will guide you through the fundamental rules and provide practical examples to help you become proficient in making comparisons in Malay. In Malay, comparing people often requires the use of comparative and superlative forms, which are constructed differently than in English. You'll learn how to use words like "lebih" (more), "kurang" (less), and "paling" (most) to create accurate and meaningful comparisons. Through these exercises, you'll practice forming sentences that compare various attributes such as height, intelligence, and kindness. By the end of these exercises, you will have a stronger grasp of how to express comparisons in Malay, enhancing both your written and spoken skills in the language.

Exercise 1

<p>1. Ali lebih *tinggi* daripada adiknya (adjective for height).</p> <p>2. Kucing ini *lebih kecil* daripada anjing itu (phrase for smaller size).</p> <p>3. Lisa *lebih pandai* bermain piano daripada kakaknya (adjective for skillful).</p> <p>4. Harga rumah ini *lebih mahal* berbanding rumah yang satu lagi (adjective for expensive).</p> <p>5. Baju ini *lebih cantik* daripada baju yang itu (adjective for beautiful).</p> <p>6. Buku yang saya baca *lebih tebal* daripada buku yang awak baca (adjective for thickness).</p> <p>7. Kereta ini *lebih laju* daripada motosikal itu (adjective for speed).</p> <p>8. Keadaan di sini *lebih tenang* berbanding di bandar (adjective for calm).</p> <p>9. Dia *lebih rajin* belajar daripada adiknya (adjective for diligent).</p> <p>10. Suara penyanyi itu *lebih merdu* berbanding suara penyanyi yang lain (adjective for melodious).</p>
 

Exercise 2

<p>1. Adik saya *lebih tinggi* daripada saya (comparison of height).</p> <p>2. Kakak saya *lebih pandai* daripada saya dalam matematik (comparison of intelligence in a subject).</p> <p>3. Dia *kurang rajin* daripada adiknya (comparison of diligence).</p> <p>4. Encik Ali *sebaik* Encik Ahmad dalam kerja amal (comparison of kindness in volunteer work).</p> <p>5. Restoran ini *lebih murah* daripada restoran itu (comparison of price).</p> <p>6. Bunga ini *lebih cantik* daripada bunga itu (comparison of beauty).</p> <p>7. Kucing saya *semanja* kucing jiran saya (comparison of affectionateness).</p> <p>8. Buku ini *kurang menarik* daripada buku yang lain (comparison of interest level).</p> <p>9. Dia *lebih cepat* daripada saya dalam berlari (comparison of speed).</p> <p>10. Kereta ini *sebesar* kereta itu (comparison of size).</p>
 

Exercise 3

<p>1. Ali lebih *tinggi* daripada adiknya (adjective for tall).</p> <p>2. Siti adalah pelajar yang *paling* pintar di kelas (superlative for smart).</p> <p>3. Buku ini *lebih* menarik daripada buku itu (comparative for interesting).</p> <p>4. Rumah Ahmad *lebih* besar daripada rumah saya (comparative for big).</p> <p>5. Suara Sarah *lebih* merdu daripada suara kakaknya (comparative for melodious).</p> <p>6. Amir adalah pemain bola sepak yang *terbaik* di sekolah (superlative for best).</p> <p>7. Kereta baru itu *lebih* laju daripada kereta lama (comparative for fast).</p> <p>8. Hasil kerja Farah *lebih* kemas daripada hasil kerja Lisa (comparative for neat).</p> <p>9. Harga baju ini *lebih* mahal daripada harga baju itu (comparative for expensive).</p> <p>10. Lisa adalah penyanyi yang *paling* terkenal di kampungnya (superlative for famous).</p>
 

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