Definition of Senoi in English:

Senoi

noun

  • A member of an aboriginal people of western Malaysia.

    • ‘The country's indigenous population includes the orang asli, which is commonly divided into the Negritos (a nomadic hunting people), the Senoi (an agrarian people), and the Jakun (an agrarian people).’
    • ‘At the Cameron Highlands we'll find the Senoi, the dream people.’

adjective

  • Relating to the Senoi.

    • ‘Dreaming is said to play a vital role in the lives of the Senoi tribe of Malaysia.’
    • ‘They are the homes of the Semai, part of the Senoi group of Orang Asli.’

Origin

A local name.

Pronunciation

Senoi

/sɛˈnɔɪ/