Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to Malacca or the Malay peninsula or the people inhabiting that region; Malay.
  • noun Same as Malay.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun a person from Malaysia or the former Malaya; a Malay
  • adjective of, or relating to Malaysia or the former Malaya; Malay

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective 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
  • noun a member of a people inhabiting the northern Malay Peninsula and Malaysia and parts of the western Malay Archipelago
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Malaysia

Etymologies

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Malaya +‎ -an

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