Maleis

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See also: maleís

Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch Maleis, from obsolete Malei + -s, from Malay Melayu.

Proper noun[edit]

Maleis

  1. Malaysian; the Malay language

Dutch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From obsolete Malei +‎ -s.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /maːˈlɛi̯s/
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  • Hyphenation: Ma‧leis
  • Rhymes: -ɛi̯s

Adjective[edit]

Maleis (comparative Maleiser, superlative meest Maleis or Maleist)

  1. Malay, relating to people and/or language

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of Maleis
uninflected Maleis
inflected Maleise
comparative Maleiser
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial Maleis Maleiser het Maleist
het Maleiste
indefinite m./f. sing. Maleise Maleisere Maleiste
n. sing. Maleis Maleiser Maleiste
plural Maleise Maleisere Maleiste
definite Maleise Maleisere Maleiste
partitive Maleis Maleisers

Proper noun[edit]

Maleis n

  1. The Malay language

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