EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Malaya +‎ -an

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Malayan (plural Malayans)

  1. A person from Malaysia or the former Malaya; a Malay.
  2. Either of two lycaenid butterflies of the genus Megisba of Asia and Australasia.

AdjectiveEdit

Malayan (comparative more Malayan, superlative most Malayan)

  1. of, or relating to Malaysia or the former Malaya; Malay