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Activist decries derogatory definition for 'Tambi' in online dictionary

An activist from the Indian community has decried what he claimed was a derogatory definition provided by Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka (DBP) for the word "Tambi".

According to the Pusat Rujukan Persuratan Melayu, the online version of Kamus Dewan managed by DBP, Tambi is defined as: "panggilan utk orang Keling yg lebih muda drpd kita".

The word "Tambi" is derived from Tamil which..

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