Definitions

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  • noun The quality of being Malay.

Etymologies

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Malay +‎ -ness

Examples

  • It's a testament to the polymorphous and porous entity that is Malayness itself.

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  • To me, Zaid represents more of the essence of Malayness while those corrupt pseudo modernized UMNO types just happen to be Malays.

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  • The Malay community is split over who is best to represent them in terms of their Malayness and their religion.

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  • Not everyone shares the nuances of the delicate balancing act between the wish to retain our Malayness or Chineseness / Indian-ness, and reconciling that with the particular position required for national cohesion.

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  • Previously, I had failed to use my Malayness to land a scholarship all my non-Malay friends were talking about.

    The Malay Male

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