Malay, Mālay: 3 definitions



Malay means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Malay in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) a south Indian mountain abounding in sandal trees wherefrom cool and fragrant air-currents are said to emanante; the part of Western Ghats lying South of Mysore and east of Travancore; ~[giri] the Malay mountain; —[samira] air-current emanating from the Malay-mountain..—malay (मलय) is alternatively transliterated as Malaya.

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