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The Dictionary!
  Words Meaning
A    
B Bahara Measurement in weight equivalent to 400 pounds.
C    
D Dato A Malay honorific title still commonly given in Malaysia today.
E    
F Fui Chui One of the Hakka clans.
G    
H Hakka A Chinese dialect found in Southern China. 
I    
J Jawi Malay The Malay language written in the Arabised form.
K Kapitan Cina

Kuala

Captain of the Chinese.

The junction between 2 rivers.

L Lumpur Muddy
M Malacca A city on the coast of Peninsula Malaysia which was ruled in turn by its founding dynasty of Sumatran descent, and later by the Portuguese, the Dutch and the British respectively.
N    
O    
P Panglima Kanan &
Panglima Kiri

Pengkalen

Literally means Right-side Commander and Left-side Commander respectively.

Jetty

Q    
R    
S Sungei, Sungai River
T Towkay Boss, tycoon.
U    
V    
W    
X    
Y    
Z    
 


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