Han Plang Origin: Singlish – This term means literally everything. Han Plang is used to describe putting everything together or just simply everything.
Ho Seh Boh??
Ho Seh Boh? Origin: Hokkien – It is a question asking “How have you been?” A popular hokkien greeting when you chance upon a friend outside. It is a simple and yet effective greeting that asks the person how has he/she been.
Horrigible Origin: Singlish/Misspell – It is a misspell of horrible and could also mean a combination of both horrible and incorrigible Horrigible is sometimes used to describe both a horrible and incorrigible person.
Hor Jiak Hor Koon
Hor Jiak Hor Koon Origin: Hokkien – literal transalation “good to eat and good to sleep” Hor Jiak Hor Koon is a hokkien term to describe someone having a good life with no worries.
Hokkien Peng – Hokkien Soldier
Hokkien Peng Origin: Hokkien/army lingo – Hokkien speaking soldiers of the Singapore Army “Hokkien Peng” refers to hokkien speaking soldiers of the early Singapore Army. This term usually refers to soldiers in the past when most spoke hokkien instead of english due to a lack of education.
HDB – Housing Development Board
HDB Origin: Acronym, HDB stands for Housing Development Board