HyperDic: malay

English > 3 senses of the word Malay:
ADJECTIVEpertMalay, Malayanof or relating to or characteristic of the people or language of Malaysia and the northern Malay Peninsula and parts of the western Malay Archipelago
NOUNperson Malay, Malayana member of a people inhabiting the northern Malay Peninsula and Malaysia and parts of the western Malay Archipelago
communicationMalaya western subfamily of Western Malayo-Polynesian languages
Malay > pronunciation
Soundsmey'ley
RhymesAAA ... waylay: 40 rhymes with ley...
English > Malay: 3 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or relating to or characteristic of the people or language of Malaysia and the northern Malay Peninsula and parts of the western Malay Archipelago.
SynonymMalayan
Spanishmalayo
Catalanmalai, malaia, malaisi, malàisia
NounsMalaya western subfamily of Western Malayo-Polynesian languages
Malaya member of a people inhabiting the northern Malay Peninsula and Malaysia and parts of the western Malay Archipelago
English > Malay: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA member of a people inhabiting the northern Malay Peninsula and Malaysia and parts of the western Malay Archipelago.
SynonymMalayan
Member ofMalay Archipelago, East Indies, East IndiaA group of islands in the Indian and Pacific Oceans between Asia and Australia
Malay PeninsulaA peninsula in southeastern Asia occupied by parts of Malaysia and Thailand and Myanmar
Malaysia, Federation of MalaysiaA constitutional monarchy in southeastern Asia on Borneo and the Malay Peninsula
BroaderAsian, AsiaticA native or inhabitant of Asia
Spanishmalayo
Catalanmalai
AdjectivesMalay, Malayanof or relating to or characteristic of the people or language of Malaysia and the northern Malay Peninsula and parts of the western Malay Archipelago
English > Malay: 3 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA western subfamily of Western Malayo-Polynesian languages.
NarrowerIndonesian, Bahasa Indonesia, BahasaThe dialect of Malay used as the national language of the Republic of Indonesia or of Malaysia
Malaysian, Bahasa Malaysia, Bahasa Melayu, Bahasa KebangsaanThe Malay language spoken in Malaysia
BroaderWestern Malayo-PolynesianA western subfamily of Malayo-Polynesian languages
Spanishmalayo
AdjectivesMalayof or relating to or characteristic of the people or language of Malaysia and the northern Malay Peninsula and parts of the western Malay Archipelago

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