Origin: Malay – the term for elder brother and is also informally used to address a malay friend.
Abang is a malay term for elder brother or just simply brother. It is common to call a male malay friend “abang” as it is akin to calling him “Hi Bro”.
Ah Beng: “Yo Abang! Long time never lepak with you already. Let’s find one day to talk cock sing song at your place alright???“