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 Javanese might seem like a overwhelming thing to do. FSI has concluded that it takes 36 hours or 900 weeks in a class to learn the language. The difficulty point is -.
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 Javanese are mostly from Java, Indonesia and are about 75,000,000 people.
Javanese are spoken fluently by 75,500,000 people.
The language is spoken in Malaysia, the Netherlands, Singapore, Papua, Sulawesi, Maluku, Kalimantan, Sumatra, Indonesia, Suriname and New Caledonia.
Malay came from Malayo-Polynesian branch of the Austronesian language family.
Malayo-Polynesian branch of the Austronesian language family is the origin of Javanese language.