"Above door of a Malay family" Top 5 Page for this destination Malaysia Local Custom Tip by SLLiew

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If you see this above the door, you will know that this is a home of a Muslim with a Quranic phrase in Arabic.

All Malays in Malaysia profess Islam. There is a sizeable number of Indian Community who are Muslim and are commonly known as "Mamak". Also there are Muslim converts of Chinese and other indigeneous communities of Malaysia.

So in Malaysia, all Malays are Muslim but not all Muslims are Malay.

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  • Written Jan 8, 2007
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