Definición de Malay en inglés:

Malay

Saltos de línea: Malay
Pronunciación: /məˈleɪ
 
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sustantivo

  • 1A member of a people inhabiting Malaysia and Indonesia.
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    • Chinese, Thais, Malays and Indonesians, for example, love the display of multiple forms, shapes, and colours.
    • Original settlers included Thais, Malays, Indians and Chinese - and their influences are very apparent in the food.
    • Many Malays and Indonesians have been economically successful and feel secure in their faith and position in the community.
  • 1.1A person of Malay descent.
  • 2 [mass noun] The Austronesian language of the Malays, closely related to Indonesian and spoken by about 20 million people.
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    • Thai is the official language of the country, with English the most widely spoken second language; Chinese and Malay are also spoken.
    • The population of Indonesia is 228,000,000 and their languages are Malay, English and Dutch.
    • They have strong ties to Malaysia, speak a dialect of Malay and identify themselves as Pattanis rather than Thais.

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  • Relating to the Malays or their language.
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    • The year 1931 was a benchmark in the church's history as the first mass in the Malay language was held.
    • He developed an exquisite style and precise vocabulary that are unique to his Malay writings and language.
    • During the general elections, at least half of Malay voters, the country's politically strongest ethnic group, supported the opposition.

Origen

from Malay Malayu (now Melayu).

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Palabra del día coloratura
Pronunciación: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
noun
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody