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Definition 1: a member of a people inhabiting the northern Malay Peninsula and Malaysia and parts of the western Malay Archipelago - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for malayan in the sense of this definition

(malayan is a kind of ...) a native or inhabitant of Asia

(... is a member of malayan) a group of islands in the Indian and Pacific Oceans between Asia and Australia

(... is a member of malayan) a constitutional monarchy in southeastern Asia on Borneo and the Malay Peninsula; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1957

(... is a member of malayan) a peninsula in southeastern Asia occupied by parts of Malaysia and Thailand and Myanmar

Definition 2: 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 - [adjective denoting pert]

Samples where malayan or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Malay peoples
  • Malayan syllable structure

Synonyms for malayan in the sense of this definition

Definition 3: of or relating to or characteristic of Malaysia - [adjective denoting pert]

Samples where malayan or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Malaysian police crack down hard on drug smugglers
  • Malayan crocodiles

Synonyms for malayan in the sense of this definition

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