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  Malaysia Hotels: Hotels in Malaysia, Malaysia Hotels Reservation, book a hotel in Malaysia
Malaysia is a growing country where culture, customs and people are building an exciting country.
Malaysia is a combined personality of the Malay people, the Chinese, Indians, and the historical past.
There are many different languages spoken in Malaysia such as Bahasa Malaysia, English, Chinese, and different dialects of these languages, but when you are in the hotel, you are sure to find an employee who will speak your language as they have had lots of practice.
www.malaysian-hotels.net   (464 words)

  
  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Malay people
The Cham people are descendants of the kingdom of Champa.
Malays are linguistically related to the Polynesian and Micronesian groups of the mid-Pacific, as members of the Austronesian family of languages.
The Dayak people are indigenous occupants of the Kalimantan region of Borneo.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Malay-people   (6939 words)

  
 Malay   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Malay consists of the Malay Peninsula and portions of adjacent islands of southeast Asia, including the east coast of Sumatra, the coast of Borneo, and smaller islands that lie between these areas.
Malay was once probably a people of coastal Borneo who expanded into Sumatra and the Malay Peninsula as a result of their trading and their use of the sea.
In rural areas the Malay have also preserved some of their old beliefs in spirits of the soil and jungle which are partly Hindu in origin; they often have recourse to medicine men or shamans for the treatment of disease.
www.mnsu.edu /emuseum/cultural/oldworld/asia/malay.html   (481 words)

  
 Malay (Bahasa Melayu)
Malay, also known as Bahasa Melayu, is an Austronesian language spoken by the native Malay people on both sides of the Straits of Malacca that separate Sumatra from the Malay Peninsula.
Malay is the official language of Malaysia, Indonesia, and Brunei, and is one of the four official languages of Singapore.
The official standard for Malay, as agreed upon by Indonesia, Malaysia and Brunei, is Bahasa Riau (Language of the Riau Archipelago), considered to be the birthplace of the Malay language.
www.nvtc.gov /lotw/months/june/TMP5d6ja8f4yq.htm   (742 words)

  
 Munshi Abdullah's Malay Dilemma
As it is, under Malay rule ordinary folk cannot lift up their heads and enjoy themselves, and dare not show any originality for it is forbidden by the ruler.
We are poor people and this is how we have to live." But their poverty of mind is the result of their lack of education, which is itself due to their unwillingness to learn.
People who receive any kind of education when they are young will assuredly reap the benefit when they are older.
www.sabrizain.demon.co.uk /malaya/malays3.htm   (2990 words)

  
 Malay Food on MalaysianFood.net
The Malays are the people who inhabit the Malayan Peninsula and some of the nearby islands, including the east coast of Sumatra, the coast of Borneo and smaller islands that lie between the area.
Present day Malays of the Peninsula and coasts of the Malay Archipelago are "anthropologically described as deutero-Malays" and are the descendants of the tribal proto-Malays mixed with modern Indian, Thai, Arab and Chinese ancestry.
Malays have also preserved some of their more ancient beliefs in spirits of the soil and jungle, often having recourse to medicine men called bomohs [shamans] for the treatment of ailments.
www.malaysianfood.net /Malayfood.html   (3278 words)

  
 Malay language at AllExperts
The Malay language, also known locally as Bahasa Melayu or Bahasa Malaysia, is an Austronesian language spoken by the Malay people who reside in the Malay Peninsula, southern Thailand, the Philippines, Singapore, central eastern Sumatra, the Riau islands, and parts of the coast of Borneo.
The official standard for Malay, as agreed upon by Indonesia, Malaysia and Brunei, is the form spoken in the Riau Islands just south of Singapore, long considered the birthplace of the Malay language.
The language spoken by the Peranakan (Straits Chinese, a hybrid of Chinese settlers from the Ming Dynasty and local Malays) is a unique patois of Malay and the Chinese dialect of Hokkien, which is mostly spoken in the former Straits Settlements of Penang and Malacca.
en.allexperts.com /e/m/ma/malay_language.htm   (1422 words)

  
 WWW Virtual Library - Sri Lanka: 'Malays in Sri Lanka'   (Site not responding. Last check: )
However, it was the Malay soldiers brought hither by the Dutch to garrison their strongholds, who comprised the bulk of the Malay community in the island.
Malay troops are said to have taken part in the wars of the Dutch against the Portuguese such as the storming of Galle (1640), the siege of Colombo (1656) and the capture of Jaffna (1658).
The second Malay world symposium held in Colombo in August 1985, and co-sponsored by the Malay Confederation and Gapena, the Malaysian Writers Federation, is a case in point.
www.lankalibrary.com /cul/Malay1.htm   (1505 words)

  
 Malay people
The Malays are the dominant race which live in Malaysia, Indonesia, Brunei and the Philippines which, together with Singapore, make up what is called the Malay archipelago.
The Malays are classified as a member of the Mongoloid race of man together with the Chinese, Mongols, Thais, Vietnamese and Burmese.
The languages spoken by the Malays were classified in the Malayo-Polynesian family of langauges which is now known as Austronesian family of languages which includes the language spoken by the Merinas in Madagascar, the Maori language in New Zealand and the Polynesian languages such as Samoan and Hawaiian.
www.teachersparadise.com /ency/en/wikipedia/m/ma/malay_people.html   (338 words)

  
 States of Malaysia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The majority of the people are Malay (72%), followed by Chinese (19%) and Indians (8%) with a million plus population.
With a population of 75,000 of whom 54% are Malay, 36% are Chinese and 8% are Indians.
People earn their living from fishing, boat building (for which they are famous), coconuts and rubber.
www.abcmalaysia.com /tour_malaysia/m_states.htm   (1003 words)

  
 ipedia.com: Malay language Article   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The official standard for Malay, as agreed upon by Indonesia, Malaysia and Brunei, is Bahasa Riau, the language of the Riau Archipelago, long considered the birthplace of the Malay language.
The language spoken by the Peranakan (Straits Chinese, a hybrid of Chinese settlers from the Ming Dynasty and local Malays) is a unique patois of Malay and the Chinese Dialect of Hokkien, which is mostly spoken in the former Straits Settlements of Penang and Melaka.
Malay is an agglutinative language, meaning that the meaning of the word can be changed by adding the necessary prefixes or suffixes.
www.ipedia.com /malay_language.html   (934 words)

  
 Learn Malay Language - Free Conversational Malay Lessons Online - Common Malay Words and Phrases   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Phrasebase is for people who have limited time to devote to studying and want to maximize the impact of their study efforts.
People focused on conversational language, the ability to talk, listen and verbally communicate in Malay with real Malay people in their native language.
Malay Language Exchange Pen-Pals - Community of people from around the world interested in teaching you their language and sharing their culture with you.
www.phrasebase.com /learn/malay.php   (1866 words)

  
 Brudirect.com  - News Updates
He said it is important for the Malay people to acquire more knowledge because the amount of knowledge the people have now could not prevent them from being cheated.
He was referring to the large number of the Malay people who participated in pyramid schemes, which have been proven that those who participated will in the end be the losers.
He said the Malay people must realise the amount of knowledge they possess is still limited and therefore they should try to gather new knowledge through participating in knowledge-laden seminars and events.
www.brudirect.com /DailyInfo/News/Archive/Aug01/310801/bb20.htm   (359 words)

  
 Coloreds_of_Southern_Africa
The Cape Malay people are included in this group, though the Malay as a whole has maintained their Malay identity and features.
The Cape Malay Coloureds are known for their crafts and woodworks, skills brought from Java and Malaysia and maintained in Africa.
Religion: The Cape Malay, a distinct group of peoples classified with the Coloured group, have retained the Islam of their Malay heritage.
cesa.imb.org /peoplegroups/ColoredsofSouthernAfrica.htm   (1222 words)

  
 Cocos Tourism - Culture
The first group of settlers brought to the islands by Alexander Hare were predominately Malay with a number of people of Chinese, Papuan and Indian descent.
Today the cornerstone of the Cocos Malay society and the focus of each individual's life is the Islamic religion.
The biggest celebration of the year for the Cocos Malay people is Hari Raya Puasa, the day that marks the end of the Islamic fasting month of Ramadan.
www.cocos-tourism.cc /culture.htm   (536 words)

  
 Definition of Malay people
The languages spoken by the Malays were classified in the Malayo-Polynesian family of languages which is now known as Austronesian family of languages which includes the language spoken by the Merinas in Madagascar, the Maori language in New Zealand and other Polynesian languages such as Samoan and Hawaiian.
Most Malays in the Philippines have been Christianized since the colonization by Spain with the native groups of the southern island of Mindanao and the Sulu chain being mostly Muslim.
Like Malays of The Philippines, Malays in East Timor are Christians as a result of the Portuguese rule.
www.wordiq.com /definition/Malay_people   (587 words)

  
 The New Malay Dilemma
It should be remembered that in the past the Malays were not prepared to take up the jobs created by the colonial powers in their effort to exploit the country.
Because the Malays were not prepared to work in rubber estates and the mines, the Indians and Chinese were brought in.
The dilemma faced by those few who want to build a strong, resilient and independent Malay race without crutches is that they are most likely to end up becoming unpopular and losing the ability to influence the changes in the culture and the value system which are necessary.
www.geocities.com /benign0/agr-disagr/17-1-newmalay.html   (1030 words)

  
 Malay Peninsula Summary
The Malay settlers who first came to the peninsula kept to the rivers, and earlier races were driven inland to the mountains and swamps.
The Malay term Tanah Melayu is still occasionally used in political discourse to describe uniting all Malay people on the peninsula under one Malay nation, although this ambition was largely realized with the creation of Malaysia.
There is also a Malay minority in Singapore, an island with a Chinese majority that the British leased from the Sultanate of Johor in 1819.
www.bookrags.com /Malay_Peninsula   (1106 words)

  
 Malay translation, English to Malay translation, Malay to English translation, Malay web site translation, Malay ...
Whether you are a Malay company hoping to break into the English speaking market or you have a product to sell to Malaysia, WTB Language Group can help you.
Peninsular Malaysia comprises 11 states occupying the southern half of the Malay Peninsula, bordered on the north by Thailand, on the south by Singapore, on the west by the Strait of Malacca, and on the east by the South China Sea.
The states of Sabah and Sarawak occupy the northern third of the island of Borneo, and are bordered on the north and west by the South China Sea, on the east by the Sula and Celebes seas, and on the south by the Indonesian province of Kalimantan.
www.wintranslation.com /languages/malay.html   (437 words)

  
 Reviving ‘Malayness’ - Inside Indonesia 78
‘Malay’ was often used to refer to the people of Riau, where the Malay language is believed to have originated.
As long as people speak the Malay language and adhere to Islam as their religion, they are regarded as Malay.
Malizar Umar explains that for the people of Riau to admit that the Minangkabau are ‘Malays’ would threaten their position in the province.
www.insideindonesia.org /edit78/p17-18_sakai.html   (1066 words)

  
 Malay Translation Services - Translators English/Malay   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Malay to English Translations - Experienced bi-lingual translators and proofreaders with extensive experience and a confirmed ability to translate effectively from the Malay language.
Malay, an Austronesian language, is spoken by the Malay people which are indigenous to parts of Sumatra, Singapore and southern Thailand, as well as the Malay peninsula.
Malay is the official language of the nations of Malaysia and Brunei and is one of Singapore's four official languages.
www.greentranslations.com /malay-translation.html   (261 words)

  
 Overview of the Malay Language to Help You Learn Malay
The earliest known text in Malay is a seventh century inscription found on a stone in Sumatra.
Malay is a member of the Austronesian language family.
Malay is an agglutinative language, meaning that new words are commonly formed by adding prefixes or suffixes to various roots.
www.transparent.com /languagepages/Malay/overview.htm   (525 words)

  
 malay people information.
Malay peoples have fl hair and are typically of darker skin..
the Malay peoples of Indonesia and Malaysia, in the Dutch East Indies.
The Pattani were a Malay people with a powerful kingdom that was overtaken by the..
www.translation-directory.com /m/malay_people.html   (234 words)

  
 Malaysia - A Brief History   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Malay people were ethnically similar to the people of Sumatra, Java, and even the Philippines, and from time to time various South East Asian empires exerted control over all parts of the Malay Peninsula.
In 1405 the Chinese admiral Cheng Ho arrived in Melaka with greetings from the Son of Heaven (Emperor) and more importantly, the promise of protection from the encroaching Siamese from the north.
Moves to give Malays a larger share of the economic pie have led to some resentment among the other racial groups but, overall, present day Malaysian society is relatively peaceful and cooperative.
www.abcmalaysia.com /tour_malaysia/hist.htm   (455 words)

  
 Malay (people) Online Encyclopedia Article About Malay (people)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A cluster of Malay-speaking (Austronesian) peoples of the Malay Peninsula (where they are 54% of the population), and neighbouring islands and territory, including parts of Borneo and Sumatra.
Most became Hindu before being converted to Islam in the 15th-c, and Hindu Indian influence on their culture is still strong.
Most Malay villages are along the rivers and coasts in tropical forest.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /Cambridge/entries/080/Malay-people.html   (122 words)

  
 Malay special rights in Malaysia should ultimately be abolished - Wik-Ed
From Wik-Ed The Malay people in Malaysia are accorded special rights and privileges under Article 153 of the Constitution of Malaysia, and the Bumiputra laws.
Ketuanan Melayu advocates argue that Malay special rights are their birthright, accorded to them by the virtue of their being the "definitive" people and sovereign rulers of Malaysia.
The Malay special rights is not really racial as under the Malaysian law, a "Malay" means any human from anywhere in the planet who professes Islam.
pov.wikia.com /wiki/Malay_special_rights_in_Malaysia_should_ultimately_be_abolished   (1608 words)

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