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Baha′sa Malay′sia

the form of Malay used as the official language of Malaysia.
Also called Baha′sa Ma′lay.
[< Malay: Malaysian language]
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Noun1.Bahasa Malaysia - the Malay language spoken in MalaysiaBahasa Malaysia - the Malay language spoken in Malaysia
Malay - a western subfamily of Western Malayo-Polynesian languages
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