Indonesian is the official and national language of the Republic of Indonesia. It is also referred to as Bahasa Indonesia. As Indonesia has the fourth largest population in the world, it is considered a major language. It is estimated to have about 43 million native speakers, and an additional 156 million speakers who speak it as a second language. It is categorized as an Austronesian language, related languages being ones that come from Southeast Asia and the Pacific Islands. These include close languages such as Javanese and Sundanese, but also farther spoken languages such as Tagalog, Samoan, and even languages from Hawaii. Our English to Indonesian translators are working from both Jakarta as well as Kuala Lumpur and all our Indonesian translators have native language proficiency.
Indonesian is an especially interesting language because of its history and formation. In terms of history, one can divide it up into three eras that have an interconnected history with Standard Malay. During the early kingdoms era, it was the register of Malay spoken on the Indonesian archipelago as Malay has been used as a lingua franca among the islands for over five hundred years. As trade and other transactions occurred between the various populations on the archipelago occurred and increased throughout time, Old Malay was used as a common language. Subsequently, the different varieties of Malay spoken evolved along the different populations, specifically in Indonesia, Malaysia, and Brunei. In terms of the Malay spoken in Indonesia specifically, Dutch and Javanese influences were especially strong.
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