Most frequent questions and answers
The main languages spoken in KL are English and Bahasa Malaysia (Malay). You will have no problem conversing with the people here in English, be it to ask for directions or the best spot to eat and party.
However, once you’ve discovered KL and its amusing urban vibe, you’ll find that KL’s actual language is ‘Manglish’ – a heady mix of the Queen’s English infused with KL’s own street slang and character. Want to sound like a KLite? Just add a resounding “lah” at the end of your sentence and you’re good to go. Give it a try lah!