Thursday, July 21, 2011

Sabah Land Below The Wind...

SABAH The Land Below The Wind...



 Just for fun..we are Malaysian..so,we should learn some words from Sabah..interesting.you are a Sabahan if u say and understand these words.... 
  • tuuuna/ saaaana - points with the lips - (there-- at a distance)
  • limpas (to pass/walk by - Maaf, saya > limpas dulu? Excuse me, can I passby? 
  • tapuk (to hide ) 
  • bida (ugly) 
  • bubut (as in proper malay- "kejar", to chase) 
  • andang-andang (that's how it is) 
  • sapak (kasi campur/gaul -- utk masakan-to mix as in cooking) 
  • inda/tia (short form of "tidak" - not, no) 
  • wicin (another brand of msg as in "aji-no- moto" - a seasoning > or food enhancer) 
  • talampau (proper malay - "terlampau"- too much) 
  • takajut (proper malay - "terkejut" - shocked, startled) 
  • siorang (proper malay -"kami"/ "saya-orang" -  us, we) 
  • ngam-ngam (proper malay "kebetulan" - exact, at that time) 
  • mangkali (proper malay "barangkali" - maybe, perhaps) 
  • kamarin (proper malay "kelmarin" - yesterday) 
  • kanapa (proper malay "kenapa" - why) 
  • gia (___expression - "is it?") 
  • bah (___expression - "ok!") 
  • ah? (question, "Apa?" What?) 
  • kici/kicil (proper malay "kecil" - small) 
  • basar (proper malay "besar" - big, huge) 
  • siok (___expression/description, proper malay "seronok" - enjoyable, great, etc-) 
  • urang ("orang" - people; sometimes used "diurang" - them, they) 
  • karing ("kering" - dry) 
  • umban ("humban, lempar" - throw) 
  • kana ("kena"- got ie--"kena umban" --got thrown) 
  • padih ("pedih" - as in "Mata saya padih/pedih!" - My eyes stings, painful) 
  • numbur ("nombor" - number) 
  • gali ("geli" as in squeemish about something, or "gali"--gali lubang - as Dig a hole.) 
  • dorang ("dia orang/diurang" - them, they -  Dorang pigi tamu. They went to the market.) 
  • panat ("penat" - tired) 
  • katawa ("ketawa" - laugh, laughing) 
  • lanjang (a.k.a. "periuk /belanga " - pots/pans) 
  • putung ("potong" - cut, slice) 
  • Buduh ("bodoh" - stupid) 
  • tongo/bongo ("stupido" - same as above ) 
  • kabaru-baruan ("kebaru-baruan"- new to  something) 
  • giuk (proper malay "ulat"- worm) 
  • Sikui (Tembikai - watermelon) 
  • celana/salana (Seluar) 
  • gipit (to grip...) 
  • kanapatan/kadapatan (caught red handed.. or as the malays in kl say..'kantoi') 
  • kebangkalan (choked while eating.. proper malay = 'tersedak') 
  • ketulahan (bad karma) 
  • bahai (plastic bag) 
  • uinnaaa! (used to express various feelings, mostly when surprised..) 
  • ging (derived from the word gang.. means kawan/member) 
  • Kula = Coke or Coca-cola...lol 
  • Torrrrrbaik = The Best...lol 
  • Bikin panas = feeling angry...HHAH - HOt kununlah.. 
  • Tembirang = Don't lie.. (eg. Jangan kau tembirang) 
  • Lakas = Lekas/Cepat (Faster) 
  • Kalatiak = Ketiak (Armpit) 
  • Duiiii dogo! = My goodness!! / Oh my!! 
  • siring siring - side / on the side 
  • taapun - a phrase used when unable to get the things desired 
  • palis palis - touch wood 
  • tachut - our version of touch wood 
  • gostan - reverse 
  • gohed - forward 
  • kogutan - hangover 
  • Sepuluh Tiga (10-3) - RM10 for three cans of beer (well in those days lah) 
  • muhau - crazy 
  • takana - hit (BM is terkena) 
  • tekuis - same like like takana 
  • kapayas / tapayas - papaya 
  • api api - kota kinabalu 
  • sia) bilang - said 
  • skijap - soon / in a short while / later 
  • tinguk - (tengok) to look 
  • hari satu - monday 
  • hari dua - tuesday 
  • hari tiga - wednesday 
  • hari ampat - thursday 
  • hari lima - friday 
  • hari anam - saturday 
  • SOT - crazy (like me) 
  • karan - electricity
after I learn all these words,I'm ready to visit Sabah..Sabah The Only State in Malaysia that I've not visting yet.....

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