KPKB – Kao Peh Kao Bu Origin: Acronym/Hokkien – Literally means “Cry Father, Cry Mother” in hokkien. This hokkien phrase is used to describe someone who cry/bawl when their father/mother passed away. However, it is used popularly to describe someone who makes a lot of noise (usually making a complaint). This is especially true when […]
MLMLWML – Mai Lai, Mai Lai, Wa Mai Lai Origin: Acronym/Internet Slang/Hokkien – Literally means “don’t want, don’t want, I don’t want!” This hokkien phrase is used popularly as an acronym in online forums. It is mainly used in reply to an undesirable suggestion telling people that they really do not want it or to […]
Satki Origin: Hokkien/Chinese – literally means someone has a fierce aura/look (杀气). Satki is used to describe someone that has a fierce aura/look. However, It is popularly used to describe someone that looks cool. It is as though if looks could kill.
Sayang Origin: Malay- could either mean love, calling someone that is dear to you and can also be used to describe “what a pity”. Sayang can be used in various forms. It can be used to tell someone that you love or dote on them, or to call out to someone that is dear to […]