Malay: Wikis

  
  

Note: Many of our articles have direct quotes from sources you can cite, within the Wikipedia article! This article doesn't yet, but we're working on it! See more info or our list of citable articles.

Encyclopedia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Malay may refer to:

Contents

Language

  • Malay language, the language of Malaysia and Brunei, lingua franca of the Malay Archipelago
  • Old Malay language(s), possible ancestor(s) of Bahasa Melayu, and the Indonesian language
  • Sri Lankan Creole Malay language, a language spoken by the Malay ethnic minority in Sri Lanka

People

  • Malays (ethnic group), the ethnic group located primarily in the Malay peninsula, and parts of Sumatra and Borneo
  • Malay race, a racial category encompassing the people of South East Asia and sometimes the Pacific Islands
  • Malaysian Malays, a constitutionally defined group of Muslim Malaysian citizens
  • Malays in Singapore
  • Malay Indonesian, ethnic Malays in Indonesia
  • Thai Malays, ethnic Malays in Thailand
  • Sri Lankan Malays, an ethnic group in Sri Lanka of Indonesian ancestry
  • Cape Malays, an ethnic group or community in South Africa
  • Cocos Malays, the predominant group ethnic group of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands, now part of Australia
  • Overseas Malays, people of Malay ancestry living outside Malaysia and neighbouring ethnic Malay home areas
  • Kedahan Malay, the earliest settler in Malay Peninsular and young ancestor to the people of Malay Archipelago

Geography

Politics/history

  • Malaysia, the modern country that encompasses most of the ancient malay states
  • Malay states, a group of nine states of Malaysia (all located in West Malaysia) which have hereditary rulers
  • Melayu Kingdom or Malayu kingdom, once prospered in Indonesia as part of Srivijaya

Other

See also


Travel guide

Up to date as of January 14, 2010

From Wikitravel

Malay is a municipality-gateway to Boracay Island in the province of Aklan, Philippines.

This article is an outline and needs more content. It has a template, but there is not enough information present. Please plunge forward and help it grow!

Wiktionary

Up to date as of January 15, 2010

Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary

Contents

English

Wikipedia-logo.png
Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia

Etymology

Recorded in English since 1598; from Malay melayu, of uncertain origin; possibly exonymous from Malayalam മല (Mala or Malai), mountain)

Pronunciation

Adjective

Malay (not comparable)

Positive
Malay

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. of or related to the Malays, a people living in Brunei, Singapore and most of Malaysia (states where they are politically dominant) and parts of Indonesia and the Philippines.
  2. (usage generally frowned upon by Malays and Malaysians) of or related to Malaysia, its people and/or culture.
  3. in, of or otherwise relating to the their Malay language

Translations

The translations below need to be checked and inserted above into the appropriate translation tables, removing any numbers. Numbers do not necessarily match those in definitions. See instructions at Help:How to check translations.

Noun

Singular
Malay

Plural
Malays

Malay (plural Malays)

  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.

Translations

The translations below need to be checked and inserted above into the appropriate translation tables, removing any numbers. Numbers do not necessarily match those in definitions. See instructions at Help:How to check translations.

Proper noun

Singular
Malay

Plural
-

Malay

  1. The Malay language, an Austronesian language spoken by most Malay people and in states they dominate.

Translations

The translations below need to be checked and inserted above into the appropriate translation tables, removing any numbers. Numbers do not necessarily match those in definitions. See instructions at Help:How to check translations.

Related terms

See also

External links

Related Languages:


Simple English

Malay is a group of humans that usually live in Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei Darussalam. Countries that Malay language is used widely include Brunei, Malaysia, Indonesia, The Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Australia, China and Saudi Arabia.








Got something to say? Make a comment.
Your name
Your email address
Message