Verb meaning in malay
The English of Verb meaning in malay SingEng or Singlish is the common language of Singapore's multiethnic population and one of the four official languages that also include MalayMandarin Chinese and Tamil. The Standard Singaporean English reflects a certain amount of influence from Chinese.
Through the years, Singaporeans have developed their own brand of English fondly referred to as 'Singlish'. Here's a collection of 'Singlish' terms which you might find handy on your visit to Singapore. Action verb Derived from the English language meaning to show off. That fellow always like to action, walking around with his Rolex over his shirt sleeves.
Arrow verb Derived from the English language meaning to be given a task that you don't want to do. I was arrowed to paint this wall. Blur adj Derived from the English language meaning does not know what is going on.
He hasn't read up on the background to this project and was very blur at the meeting. Boh-Chup adj Derived from verb meaning in malay Hokkien dialect meaning couldn't care less. Ah, boh-chup, I'm not going to hand in verb meaning in malay assignment. Chim adj Pronounced 'cheem'.
Derived from the Hokkien dialect meaning profound. The professor's lecture was very chim. Chope verb Derived from the English language meaning to reserve. It's free seating at the concert, we need to get there early to chope seats for our group. Gostun verb Derived from the Verb meaning in malay language go stern meaning to reverse.
He overshot the turning so had to gostun back up the road. Havoc adj Derived from verb meaning in malay English language meaning wild and uncontrollable. That person is very havoc, always out late every night. Kayu adj Pronounced 'kah-yoo'. Derived from the Malay language meaning dumb or stupid.
How come he is so kayu? Teach him so many times and he still verb meaning in malay do it. Kiasu adj Pronounced 'kee-a-soo'. Derived from the Hokkien dialect meaning afraid to lose out to others or not to lose face. He sent his family to line up in different queues for the same item, so kiasu. Lah The most famous of Singaporean expressions used at the end of sentences for emphasis. Langgar verb Derived from the Malay language meaning to collide.
This van suddenly pulled out and langgar my car. Verb meaning in malay adj Derived from the Hokkien dialect meaning ugly or outdated. This dress is so obiang! Who is going to buy it? Pai seh adj Pronounced 'pie-say'. Derived verb meaning in malay the Hokkien dialect meaning embarrassed or shy.
That's the third time I've forgotten her name. Shiok adj Pronounced 'shee-oak' Derived from the Malay language Straits Chinese meaning fantastic or marvellous. That prawn mee soup was shiok! Sekali A word meaning suddenly. Sekali this car appears from verb meaning in malay and nearly langgar me! Solid adj Derived from the English language meaning great or superb. Did you see how he scored the goal? Sotong adj Derived from the Malay language meaning does not know what is going on.
Similar meaning to 'blur'. Sotong is the Malay word for octopus which squirts ink and clouds everything. This has been going on for months, didn't you know?
Suaku noun Pronounced 'soo-ah-koo'. Derived from the Hokkien dialect meaning country bumpkin. Don't be so suaku lah, don't you know what a VCD player is? Terok adj Derived from the Malay language meaning troublesome or difficult. That customer was very terok. Tompang verb Pronounced 'tome-pang'. Derived from the Malay language meaning to ride on or request a favour. You're going to the post office? Can I tompang some letters to be mailed? Ulu adj Pronounced 'oo-loo'.