Malaysian

[ muh-ley-zhuhn, -shuhn ]
/ məˈleɪ ʒən, -ʃən /

noun

a native or inhabitant of Malaysia.

adjective

of, relating to, or characteristic of Malaysia or its inhabitants.

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Origin of Malaysian

First recorded in 1880–85; Malaysi(a) + -an

OTHER WORDS FROM Malaysian

pre-Ma·lay·sian, adjectivepro-Ma·lay·sian, adjective, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for Malaysian

Malaysian
/ (məˈleɪzɪən) /

adjective

of or relating to Malaysia or its inhabitants

noun

a native or inhabitant of Malaysia
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