Malay

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Malay Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • a western subfamily of Western Malayo-Polynesian languages
  • a member of a people inhabiting the northern Malay Peninsula and Malaysia and parts of the western Malay Archipelago
  • of or relating to or characteristic of the people or language of Malaysia and the northern Malay Peninsula and parts of the western Malay Archipelago; "Malay peoples"; "Malayan syllable structure"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a member of a people inhabiting the northern Malay Peninsula and Malaysia and parts of the western Malay Archipelago ,
  • a western subfamily of Western Malayo-Polynesian languages

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Malay'


  • Malay: Malay, the Malay language from the 4th to the 14th century Malay languages, a group of closely related languages in the Malay Archipelago Malay trade and
  • Malay trade and creole languages: and literary form, Malay has various regional dialects established before the rise of the Malaccan Sultanate. But beyond these, Malay spread through interethnic
  • Malay language: standard Indonesian and Malaysian. For the different Malay variants and dialects, see Malay languages. Malay (/məˈleɪ/; Bahasa Melayu; Jawi script: بهاس ملايو)
  • Malay Peninsula: Play media The Malay Peninsula (Malay: Semenanjung Tanah Melayu, Thai: คาบสมุทรมลายู) is a peninsula in Southeast Asia. The land mass runs approximately
  • Sri Lankan Creole Malay: Sri Lankan Malay (also known as Sri Lankan Creole Malay and Bahasa Melayu) is an Austronesian language formed through a unique mixture of Sinhala and Tamil
  • Malayan languages: Malays across the archipelago. They include Malaccan Malay (Malaysian and Indonesian), Kedah Malay, Kedayan/Brunei Malay, Berau Malay, Bangka Malay,
  • Ethnic Malays: Malays (Malay: Melayu Jawi: ملايو) are an ethnic group of Austronesian peoples predominantly inhabiting the Malay Peninsula, eastern Sumatra, southernmost
  • Kelantan-Pattani Malay: Kelantan-Pattani Malay, often referred to in Thailand as Yawi (in Thai) or Jawi (in Patani Malay), and in Kelantan as Baso Kelate (بهاس ملايو كلنتن),
  • Malay Wikipedia: Malay Wikipedia (Malay: Wikipedia Bahasa Melayu, Jawi script: ويكيڤيديا بهاس ملايو, abbreviation: mswiki) is the Malay edition of Wikipedia. This edition

Malay Sample Sentences in News


  • Kit Siang takes Muhyiddin to task on local govt polls
    “Out of 148 local authorities, 95 have a Malay population of over 70 per cent including 12 in Kelantan, six in Terengganu, nine in Kedah and seven in Pahang.” Read more on this news related to 'Malay'
  • Census figures show Hadi was wrong
    Malay minority in only five towns, Malay majority in all capitals except Penang. Read more on this news related to 'Malay'
  • Benefits of literary adaptation
    THE collaborative effort to adapt Malay literature works into television dramas and movies is lauded ("Media Prima, DBP to adapt novels for movies" -- NST, June 12). Read more on this news related to 'Malay'

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