Atas Origin: Malay – a term to describe a person or some place that is high class Atas can be used to describe someone as being arrogant or snobbish but is more commonly used now to describe someone doing things that is high class and of good taste.
agar-agar Origin: Malay – a dessert that is similar to jelly. agar-agar is a jelly-like dessert derived from algae. It can also be used as an ingredient to complement other desserts. agar-agar itself can also be added with fruit slices or coconut milk to enhance its taste and appearance.
Ang Moh Origin: Hokkien – It literally means “Red hair” but is used as a term to represent Caucasians Ang Moh is a term that is used to refer to Caucasians. In the past, older people who disliked Caucasians will call them “Ang Moh Gui” (红毛鬼) which literally means “red hair ghost”.
AWARE – Association of Women for Action and Research
AWARE Origin: Acronym/English – stands for Association of Women for Action and Research AWARE is a non-governmental organization in Singapore that is involved in research and advocacy for women and to promote gender equality.
Agak, Agak-Agak, Agaration
Agak, Agak-Agak, Agaration Origin: Malay – agak means to estimate Agak and agak-agak are both malay words and are used to describe to estimate/guess. It is a conjecture usually based on one’s experience or one’s estimation.