Origin: Malay- Literally means acting

Wayang is a malay word to describe acting in a performance or a show. However, it is often used to describe someone as being “fake” in the sense he/she is acting, showing theatrics by putting up an act in front of others.


After Ah Huay had stolen Al Lian’s Boyfriend and Ah Lian attempted suicide but never die and Ah Huay visits her:

Ah Huay: Oh Ah Lian, How are you feeling??? I didn’t mean to cause all this….you can have him back.

Ah Lian: You don’t wayang lah you!!! Basket!! You come here to see if I already mati is it??? Pui!!

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