Efficient

Malay translation: Cekap

01:03 Aug 25, 2000
English to Malay translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: Efficient
He is a very efficient worker
Andrew
Malay translation:Cekap
Explanation:
Efficient = "Cekap"
The sentence "He is a very efficient worker" may be translated either as:
1) Dia pekerja yang cekap sekali. OR
2) Dia seorang pekerja yang sungguh cekap.

Do note that there are other words that may be used as the translation for "efficient". The other words are RAPI, EFISIEN and TRAMPIL.
Whilst "efisien" is convenient but frowned upon by the pundits, currently 'Trampil" is a very popular choice. The sentence "He is a very efficient worker" may also be translated as:
Dia pekerja yang cukup berketrampilan.
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Abd Latiff Bidin (X)
Local time: 23:48
Grading comment
Thank you very much for that comprehensive answer. I am an Indonesian who feels that the use of "effisien" is quite acceptable, but where I work (in Singapore), importing such words wholesale from English is frowned upon.
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Cekap


Explanation:
Efficient = "Cekap"
The sentence "He is a very efficient worker" may be translated either as:
1) Dia pekerja yang cekap sekali. OR
2) Dia seorang pekerja yang sungguh cekap.

Do note that there are other words that may be used as the translation for "efficient". The other words are RAPI, EFISIEN and TRAMPIL.
Whilst "efisien" is convenient but frowned upon by the pundits, currently 'Trampil" is a very popular choice. The sentence "He is a very efficient worker" may also be translated as:
Dia pekerja yang cukup berketrampilan.


Abd Latiff Bidin (X)
Local time: 23:48
Native speaker of: Native in MalayMalay
PRO pts in pair: 213
Grading comment
Thank you very much for that comprehensive answer. I am an Indonesian who feels that the use of "effisien" is quite acceptable, but where I work (in Singapore), importing such words wholesale from English is frowned upon.
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