Mastering Malay will take from you 36 hours or 900 weeks in a class according to FSI. Difficulty category for mastering it is evaluated - point.
Learning Icelandic might seem like a overwhelming thing to do. FSI has concluded that it takes 1100 hours or 44 weeks in a class to learn the language. The difficulty point is 2.
You will most likely find people, who speaks Malay In Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Brunei, and East Timor, Parts of Thailand.
Number of native speakers is about 77,000,000.
Number of fluent speakers is about 300,000,000. The biggest country in which Malay is used as a native language is Malaysia.
Native speakers of Icelandic are mostly from Iceland and are about 319,000 people.
Icelandic are spoken fluently by 350,000 people.
The language is spoken in Iceland, U.S., Canada, and Denmark.
Malay came from Malayo-Polynesian branch of the Austronesian language family.
Northern group of the Germanic branch of the Indo-European language family is the origin of Icelandic Language