|1.||[ adjective ] of or relating to or characteristic of the people or language of Malaysia and the N Malay Peninsula and parts of the W Malay Archipelago|
"Malay peoples" "Malayan syllable structure"
|Related terms:||Malay Malay|
|2.||[ adjective ] of or relating to or characteristic of Malaysia|
"Malaysian police crack down hard on drug smugglers" "Malayan crocodiles"
|Related terms:||Malaysia Malaysia|
|3.||[ noun ] a member of a people inhabiting the northern Malay Peninsula and Malaysia and parts of the western Malay Archipelago|
|Related terms:||Asian Malaysia Malay_Peninsula Malay_Archipelago|