Kosa kata Bahasa Inggeris Malaysia

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Kosa kata amSunting

These words are used either in writing or orally.

This list is not intended to be comprehensive. Please note that many, if not most words listed are very localised or almost obsolete today.

A to DSunting

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E to KSunting

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K

  • kampung - village.
  • kereta - car.
  • keep
    • to put away or store.
    • to retain as one's own.


L to PSunting

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  • legless - drunk.
  • lolly - any sweet(s) (candy). Iced lollies are "ice blocks".
  • lepak - loiter.


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Q to ZSunting

R

  • raya - festive (usually referring to Eid).
  • rubber - meaning eraser as in "Can I borrow your rubber?".


S

  • send - to take somebody to somewhere - "I'll send you to the airport."
  • slippers - Japanese sandals; as in US and UK "flip-flops", Australia "thongs".
  • sup - usually used by itself as a greeting (ie "sup?", as in "whatsup?") as in New Zealand English. An appropriate response has yet to be discovered but is usually responded to with "sup".
  • sweetie/sweety - sweetheart.


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  • ta - thank you, derived from infant translation.
  • take-away - food purchased at a restaurant but eaten elsewhere.
  • tata - goodbye.
  • thrice - three times.
  • tin - can, especially for processed foods. Give us a tin of beans. Can is usually reserved for soft drinks or beer/cider.


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W

  • wierdo - a person who behaves in an odd or abnormal manner.


Y

  • youse - plural of the pronoun you.


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See alsoSunting

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