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Is Malay and Malaysian the same?
Malaysian Malay, Chinese, Indian
You can be Malaysian, that is, of Malaysian nationality, without being Malaysian. Malaysians are nationals of Malaysia. So when we are talking about something about the country, we use the adjective Malaysian / Malaysian. For example: the Malaysian Prime Minister, a Malaysian company.
Is the language Malay or Malaysian?
In Malaysia, it is designated as either Bahasa Malaysia (“Malaysian language”) or Bahasa Melayu (“Malay language“).
|Native to||Indonesia, Malaysia, East Timor, Brunei, Singapore, Christmas Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands|
Which race came to Malaysia first?
300 BC: Arrival of Deutero-Malays, descended partly from Cham people of the Mekong Delta. They push the Proto-Malays into the north and become direct ancestors of today’s ethnic Malays.
What kind of people is Malaysian?
Ethnically, Malaysians are an assortment of Malays, Chinese, Indians, indigenous tribes, and newer immigrants. By faith, Malaysians are 61% Muslims, 19% Buddhists, 9% Christians, and 6% Hindus.
What was the old name of Malaysia?
Independence: Peninsular Malaysia attained independence as the Federation of Malaya on August 31, 1957. Later, two states on the island of Borneo—Sabah and Sarawak—joined the federation to form Malaysia on September 16, 1963.