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roti canai

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From Malay roti canai.

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roti canai (uncountable)

  1. An Indian-influenced flatbread found in Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia.
    • 2009 July 31, John Krich, “Roti Canai: Kuala Lumpur takes a flatbread to new heights”, in The Wall Street Journal[1], archived from the original on 5 October 2015:
      "A good roti canai," Mr. Najib summarizes, "should be light, soft and buttery on the inside, flakey and slightly crunchy on the outside."

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roti canai

  1. roti canai

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EtymologyEdit

From roti (bread) +‎ canai (to stretch or push something pliable or elastic).

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roti canai (Jawi spelling روتي چاناي‎, third person possessive roti canainya)

  1. roti canai
    • 2006 February 3, Zabry Mohamad, “Roti canai, teh tarik tidak ke angkasa lepas? [Roti canai, teh tarik not going to outer space?]”, in Utusan Malaysia[2] (in Malay), archived from the original on 29 Dec 2018:
      Mengulas lanjut katanya, roti canai mudah rapuh dan serpihan yang terapung di udara boleh memasuki ruang-ruang kecil dalam kapal angkasa seterusnya merosakkan sistemnya.
      He further commented that roti canai is easily brittle and fragments floating in the air can enter small spaces in the spaceship thereby damaging its system.

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