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Colourful kuih in Malaysia

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NounEdit

kuih pl (plural only)

  1. Bite-sized snack or dessert foods in Malaysia and nearby countries, usually made from rice and often brightly coloured.

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Min Nan 粿 (koé).

NounEdit

kuih (plural kuih-kuih, informal first-person possessive kuihku, informal second-person possessive kuihmu, third-person possessive kuihnya)

  1. bite-sized cakes, cookies or pastry, especially the steamed ones made in Southeast Asia or Southern China