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)
  • Manually Coded Malay: Malaysian Sign Language. Kod Tangan Bahasa Malaysia (KTBM), or Manually Coded Malay, is the only form of sign language recognised by the government in Malaysia
  • Malayan languages: Malays across the archipelago. They include Malaccan Malay (Malaysian and Indonesian), Kedah Malay, Kedayan/Brunei Malay, Berau Malay, Bangka Malay,
  • Malaysian Malay: For the Malay language used in Malaysia, see Malaysian Malay (language). In Malaysia, the Malay population is defined by Article 160 of the Malaysian
  • 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 کلنتن),
  • Malay Peninsula: Play media The Malay Peninsula (Malay: Semenanjung Tanah Melayu, Thai: คาบสมุทรมลายู) is a peninsula in Southeast Asia. The land mass runs approximately
  • Brunei Malay: Brunei Malay (Bahasa Melayu Brunei), or Kedayan (Kadaian), sometimes conflated as Brunei-Kadaian, is the national language of Brunei and a lingua franca

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