Negeri Sembilan

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Type Political Subdivision
Usage Malay, English
Scripts نݢري سمبيلن‎(Malay Jawi)

Meaning & History

Means "nine states" from Malay negeri meaning "state, country" and sembilan meaning "nine". The name refers to the nine original villages founded by Minangkabau settlers from Sumatra. This is the name of a state in Malaysia.
Added 7/2/2020 by HL
Edited 9/9/2021 by HL