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 may refer to: Language : Malay language or Bahasa Melayu, a major Austronesian language spoken in Malaysia, Indonesia, Brunei, and ...
  • Ethnic Malays: Malays (Melayu Jawi : ملايو) are an ethnic group of Austronesian people predominantly inhabiting the Malay Peninsula , eastern Sumatra , ...
  • Malay language: Malay. (m | ə | ˈ | l | eɪ ms | Bahasa Melayu Jawi script. ms-Arab | بهاس ملايو is a major language of the Austronesian family. ...
  • Malays in Singapore: Malays in Singapore (Melayu Singapura; Jawi. ms-Arab | ملايو سيڠاڤورا using the broader concept of the Malay race , akin to the Malaysian ...
  • Malay Peninsula: The Malay Peninsula. (Semenanjung Tanah Melayu, คาบสมุทรมลายู is a peninsula in Southeast Asia . The land mass runs approximately north- ...
  • Malaysia: The name "Malaysia" is a combination of the word "Malay" and the Latin/Greek suffix -sia/-σία The word Melayu in the Malay may derive from ...
  • Malaysian language: Malaysian (Malay : Bahasa Malaysia), or Standard Malay, is the official language of Malaysia and a standardized register of the Malacca ...
  • Malay race: The concept of a Malay race was originally proposed by the German scientist Johann Friedrich Blumenbach (1752–1840), and classified as the ...
  • Malay trade and creole languages: In addition to its classical and literary form, Malay has various regional dialects established before the rise of the Malaccan Sultanate. ...
  • Malaysian Malay: In Malaysia , the Malay population is defined by Article 160 of the Malaysian Constitution as someone born to a Malaysian citizen who ...

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