Maleis

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Afrikaans[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

Maleis (attributive Maleise, not comparable)

  1. Malay, Malayan (of, from, or pertaining to Malaya, the Malay people or the Malay language)
  2. Malaysian (of, from, or pertaining to Malaysia, the Malaysian people, especially those of Malay descent, or the Malay language)
    Synonym: Maleisies

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Proper noun[edit]

Maleis

  1. Malay, Malaysian (language)

Dutch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From obsolete Malei +‎ -s.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

Maleis (comparative Maleiser, superlative meest Maleis or Maleist)

  1. Malay, relating to people and/or language

Inflection[edit]

Declension 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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Descendants[edit]

  • Caribbean Javanese: Malais