See also: peranakan

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Unadapted borrowing from Malay peranakan.

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Peranakan (plural Peranakans or Peranakan)

  1. (Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia) A descendant of the 15th- through 17th-century Chinese immigrants to the Malay Peninsula and Nusantara (Indonesian Archipelago), now part of Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, and Southern Thailand) also known as Nanyang.

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