- a member of a Negrito people of the Malay Peninsula.
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Examples from the Web for semang
Many of these are as much fairer than the Malays as the Semang are darker.The Ethnology of the British Colonies and Dependencies
Robert Gordon Latham
All possess the bow and arrow, though only the Semang and Aeta use poison.
The Sakai or Senoi are jungle folk, some of whom have mixed with Semang and other peoples.
A scanty garment of bark cloth was formerly worn, and, like the Semang, they make fringed girdles from a black thread-like fungus.
To these significant characteristics has to be added the special birth custom and belief of the Semang pygmies.Folklore as an Historical Science
George Laurence Gomme