Meaning of Senoi in English:


Pronunciation /sɛˈnɔɪ/

nounplural noun Senoi

  • A member of an indigenous 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.’


  • Relating to the Senoi.

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


Alocal name.