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 […]
Your Head Ah! Origin: English / Singlish – An exclamation response/curse to someone’s remark Your Head Ah is a response to someone’s remark/joke/view/assumption of you that you do not agree with.
GG – Good Game Origin: Acronym / Internet Slang – Usually used for saying it was a good game after the end of a online game/match GG is often used to tell one another at the end of the game or match that it was a good game. However, it is also used to describe […]
Kampong Spirit Origin: Malay- Kampong in malay means a rural village and the term kampong spirit means neighbours in the same village are helpful to one another thus creating this kampong spirit. The term Kampong / Kampung Spirit is also often used in Singapore’s urban concrete jungle (HDB) where neighbours live in the same estate […]
Yam Seng Origin: Cantonese – It means “Cheers” Yam Seng or Yum Seng means “cheers”. It is a form of congratulatory cheer and usually can be heard at Chinese Weddings. Usually the emcee will lead the way to perform this cheer and the rest of the guests will follow suit. The last cheer will usually […]
Your/My Grandfather’s Road Origin: Singlish/English- usually used to tell off someone when they block others from accessing a place/road. Your Grandfather’s road – is used to tell off people when they block the way of others on a public road/place. My Grandfather’s Road – is used to tell people that their grandfather literally own this […]
BGR – Boy Girl Relationship Origin: Acronym/Abbreviation – stands for Boy Girl Relationship BGR is an acronym for “Boy Girl Relationship”. This is used to describe young couples/teenagers who are in a relationship.