What is Malay?

  • (noun): A member of a people inhabiting the northern Malay Peninsula and Malaysia and parts of the western Malay Archipelago.
    Synonyms: Malayan
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on malay:

Malay Ghost Myths
... There are many Malay ghost myths (Malay cerita hantu Melayu Jawi چريتا هنتو ملايو), remnants of old animist beliefs that have been shaped by Hindu-Buddhist ...
Malay, Aklan - Transportation
... Malay has one airport, officially named Godofredo P ... Ramos Airport but more popularly known as Caticlan Airport ...
Federated Malay States Railways
... The Federated Malay States Railways (FMSR) was a consolidated railroad operator in British Malaya (present day Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore) during the first half of the 20th century ... Named after the then recently formed Federated Malay States in 1896 and founded five years after the formation of the federation, the company acquired various railways that ...
Servant Girl Annihilator - The Malay Cook Suspect
19, 1888, the Austin American-Statesman reported that a Malay cook "running on ocean vessels' was a suspect in the Jack the Ripper murders ... The newspaper reported that "a Malay cook had been employed at a small hotel in Austin in 1885 ... It was ascertained that a Malay cook calling himself Maurice had been employed at the house in 1885 and that he left some time in January 1886 ...
Javanese Mythology - Creation Myth - Malay
... Malay also heavily influenced by Islamic culture, as the result Islamic mythology shaped the myth among Malay people ... Some of the Malay myth are described by Malay Annals (Sulalatus Salatin) and often mentioned Islamic and Middle East references ... According to Malay legends the ancestor of Malay king was Sang Sapurba a demigod descendant of Iskandar Dzulkarnain, a Middle Eastern legendary-historical figure ...

More definitions of "Malay":

  • (noun): A western subfamily of Western Malayo-Polynesian languages.
  • (adj): 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.
    Example: "Malay peoples"
    Synonyms: Malayan