Definition of Semang in English:

Semang

(also Samang)

noun

  • A Negrito people inhabiting the interior of the Malay Peninsula; a member of this people.

adjective

  • Of or relating to this people or their language.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Asiatick Researches. From Malay Semang, probably from a form in an Aslian language meaning ‘human being’.

Pronunciation

Semang

/səˈmaŋ/