Malay, Kedah in Malaysia


Population
3,095,000
Christian
Evangelical
Largest Religion
Main Language
Progress
Progress Gauge


The Malays

Source:  Asia Harvest      Download

Introduction / History

The Kedahan Malay are also called Orang Utara. They live in Kedah, Penang and Perlis in northern Malaysia. They are among the earliest inhabitants in Malaysia.

Arabs and Malays married each other and some Kedahan Malays are descendants of the Arabs. They speak Kedahan Malay, Malaysian and other languages. In the Kedah Valley most are Kedahan Malays.

The Kedahan Malays have their own dance theater and have similar customs to other people in the rest of Malaysia.

They used to be mainly Hindus and Buddhists but now most of them are Sunni Muslims. They speak in a north Malaysian dialect as they come from the north of the country.


Prayer Points

* Pray that as many of the Kedahan Malay have changed religion once that they will change again, this time to Christianity.
* Pray that God will give them dreams and visions leading them to Jesus Christ.


References

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kedahan_Malay_people


Profile Source:   Anonymous  

Prayer / Resource Links:
Global Prayer Digest: 2013-05-17
Global Prayer Digest: 2014-06-19
People Name General Malay, Kedah
People Name in Country Malay, Kedah
Population in Malaysia 3,095,000
World Population 3,102,100
Total Countries 2
Indigenous Yes
Unreached Yes
Progress Scale 1
Alternate Names Kedah, Malay
People ID 12602
ROP3 Code 104797
Country Malaysia
Region Southeast Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 30  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Peninsular, Kedah, Perak, Perlis, and Pulau Pinang states.   Source:  Ethnologue 2016
Country Malaysia
Region Southeast Asia
Continent Asia
10/40 Window Yes
Persecution Rank 30  (Open Doors top 50 rank, 1 = highest persecution ranking)
Location in Country Peninsular, Kedah, Perak, Perlis, and Pulau Pinang states..   Source:  Ethnologue 2016

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Ethnologue Language Map

Primary Language: Malay, Kedah (3,095,000 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: meo   Ethnologue Listing
Written: Yes   ScriptSource Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Malay, Kedah (3,095,000 speakers)   People group listing
Language Code: meo   Ethnologue Listing
Total Languages: 1
Primary Language: Malay, Kedah

Bible Translation Status  (Years)
Translation Need Questionable
Resource Type Resource Name
Film / Video Ahmad's Dream (Indigitube.tv)
Primary Religion: Islam

Major Religion Percent
Buddhism
0.00 %
Christianity  (Evangelical 0.40 %)
0.50 %
Ethnic Religions
0.20 %
Hinduism
0.00 %
Islam
99.30 %
Non-Religious
0.00 %
Other / Small
0.00 %
Unknown
0.00 %
Christian Segments Percent
Anglican
0.0 %
Independent
0.0 %
Orthodox
0.0 %
Other Christian
0.0 %
Protestant
70.0 %
Roman Catholic
30.0 %
Video Source: Asia Harvest
Profile Source: Anonymous  
Data Sources: Data is compiled from various sources. Read more


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