What is glutinous rice and other grains called in Malay?

Glossary table is sorted in alphabetical order according to English language. Pronunciations under the Chinese characters are based on PinYin.

Chinese

English

Malay

穀纇

gu lei

Rice and Grains

Beras dan Bijirin

大麥

da mai

Barley

Barli

印度香米

yin du xiang mi

Basmati Rice

Beras Basmati

糙米

cao mi

Brown Rice

Beras Perang

蕎麥

qiao mai

Buckwheat

Gandum Kuda

玉米/粟米

yu mi/su mi

Corn/Maize

Jagung

糯米

nuo mi

Glutinous Rice

Pulut

小米

xiao mi

Millet

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燕麦

yan mai

Oat

Ot

薏米

yi mi

Pearl Barley

Biji Barli

shu

Proso Millet

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黑糯米

hei nuo mi

Purple Rice

Pulut Hitam

藜麥

li mai

Quinoa

Kinoa

dao

Rice

Beras

裸麥/黑麥

luo mai/hei mai

Rye

Gandum Hitam

高粱

gao liang

Sorghum

Kaoliang

小麥

xiao mai

Wheat

Gandum

小麥胚芽/麥芽粉

xiao mai pei ya/mai ya fen

Wheat Germ

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白米

bai mi

White Rice

Beras Putih

gu

Wild Rice

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