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Malay, lojban, and pocket money for bookwork

F=Faham (Photo credit: :Salihan) Not “versus” because it’s not a contest. Not really. I’m about to give up on my Malay Anki deck, mostly because it’s not ordered in a way that makes logical sense to me. I grew up hearing a lot of Malay, sadly I didn’t learn it formally because I couldn’t be bothered going to Malay school on Saturday mornings (I already went to school five days a week, why in the hell would I want to go on a sixth?

Reading and writing

[minor pseudonymising edits during Drupal to hugo migration for all the good that will do now] 2yo loves being read to, and is constantly bringing books to us and demanding “Wead book!” I can also say “duduk” to him and he will sit down. All three kids understand “makan” and “bagus” (6yo used to pronounce it “ba-goo-doos” when he was 2yo’s age :) and that’s as far as I’ve gotten with Malay; my vocabulary is shocking and grammar non-existant.