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 language#Old Malay, the Malay language from the 4th to the 14th century Malayan languages, a group of closely related languages in the Malay Archipelago
  • Malay trade and creole languages: classical and literary form, Malay has various regional dialects established before the rise of the Malaccan Sultanate. Also, Malay spread through interethnic
  • Malay Singaporeans: Malay Singaporeans or Singaporean Malays (Malay: Melayu Singapura; Jawi: ملايو سيڠاڤورا) are defined by the Singaporean government and by intellectuals
  • Malaysian Malay: Malays in Malaysia. For other uses, see Malay (disambiguation). Malaysian Malays (Malaysian: Melayu Malaysia, Jawi: ملايو مليسيا) are ethnic Malays domiciled
  • Malays (ethnic group): Malaysians. Malays (Malay: Orang Melayu, Jawi: اورڠ ملايو) are an ethnic group of Austronesian peoples predominantly inhabiting the Malay Peninsula, eastern
  • Kedah Malay: Kedah Malay or Kedahan (Also known as Pelat Utara or Loghat Utara 'Northern Dialect') also referred in Thailand as "Satun Malay" (มลายูสตูล) is a variety
  • Malay language: and Malay are based. For the different Malay variants and dialects, see Malayan languages. Not to be confused with Malayalam. Malay (/məˈleɪ/; Malay: Bahasa
  • Brunei Malay: article is about the language. For Ethnic Malays residing in Brunei, see Bruneian Malay people. Brunei Malay (Bahasa Melayu Brunei) is the most widely
  • History of the Malay language: Malay is a major language of the Austronesian language family. Over a period of two millennia, from a form that probably consisted of only 157 original
  • 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, is a Malayan language

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