Kosa kata Bahasa Inggeris Malaysia

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Kosa kata am[sunting | sunting sumber]

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 D[sunting | sunting sumber]

A


B


C


D


E to K[sunting | sunting sumber]

E


F


G


H


J


K

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


L to P[sunting | sunting sumber]

L

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


M


N


O


P


Q to Z[sunting | sunting sumber]

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.


T

  • 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.


U


W

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


Y

  • youse - plural of the pronoun you.


Z

See also[sunting | sunting sumber]

Bahasa Inggeris Malaysia