In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1malayothe Malay Peninsula — la Península Malaya / de Malaca
1(person)malayo masculinemalaya feminine
- Original settlers included Thais, Malays, Indians and Chinese - and their influences are very apparent in the food.
- To investigate the Papuan sample, we therefore constructed a phylogenetic network of the Papuans including the Malay.
- Malaysia's population is an ethnic mosaic of Malays, Chinese and Indians.
- Many Malays and Indonesians have been economically successful and feel secure in their faith and position in the community.
- Chinese, Thais, Malays and Indonesians, for example, love the display of multiple forms, shapes, and colours.
- They have strong ties to Malaysia, speak a dialect of Malay and identify themselves as Pattanis rather than Thais.
- Most were in Arabic, but some were in French, Farsi, English or Malay, written in an elliptical and evolving system of code words.
- Most Malaysian children learn in the national language - Malay - and take English as a compulsory subject.
- Thai is the official language of the country, with English the most widely spoken second language; Chinese and Malay are also spoken.
- The population of Indonesia is 228,000,000 and their languages are Malay, English and Dutch.
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Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.