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Ramasamy tells DBP to remove racist 'Keling' word from 'tambi' definition

Penang Deputy Chief Minister P Ramasamy has blasted the Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka (DBP) for including the word "Keling" in its definition of "tambi" and called for its removal and an apology.

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" (term used to refer to a keling person younger than ourselves)...

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