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[treated as plural] A collective term for the indigenous peoples of Malaysia.
- ‘The Orang Asli, numbering nearly 100,000 people, are made up of over 18 ethnolinguistic groups living in Malaysia.’
- ‘The Orang Asli, nevertheless, are not a homogeneous group.’
Malay, from orang person and as(a)li of ancient origin (from asal source or origin).
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