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Malay

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Etymology

From Malay melayu, of uncertain origin; possibly exonymous from Malayalam മല (Mala or Malai), mountain)

Pronunciation

Adjective

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  1. Of or related to the Malays, a people living in parts of Malaysia, the Philippines and Indonesia.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Of or related to Malaysia, its people, or its culture.

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Noun

Singular
Malay

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  1. A person of Malay ancestry, referring to a diverse group of Austronesian peoples inhabiting the Malay archipelago and Malay peninsula in Southeast Asia.
  2. Type of mild curry made with yoghurt and fruit, usually pineapple or lychee.
    She ordered chicken Malay with rice.

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Proper noun

Singular
Malay

Plural
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Malay

  1. The Malay language, an Austronesian language.

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