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Adjective: Malayan  mu'ley-un
  1. 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
    "Malayan syllable structure";
    - Malay
     
  2. Of or relating to or characteristic of Malaysia
    "Malayan crocodiles";
    - Malaysian
Noun: Malayan  mu'ley-un
  1. A member of a people inhabiting the northern Malay Peninsula and Malaysia and parts of the western Malay Archipelago
    - Malay

Derived forms: Malayans

Type of: Asian, Asiatic

Part of: East India, East Indies, Malay Archipelago, Malay Peninsula, Malaya, Malaysia

Encyclopedia: Malayan