syahir93

Subang Jaya, Selangor

I am a bilingual student from Malaysia. I speak Malay as my mother tongue and English as my second language, plus a smattering of various words and phrases in other languages.

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#donedakwah*

* #donespreading (the message)

Malay Malaysia

Hashtag USED Frequently BY Almost Everyone

Used when someone makes a sarcastic response to a situation, especially if it involves good/bad actions. Originated from Arabic da'wah, meaning to invite/to call upon - specifically, to preach about the Islamic faith.

"Bersangka baiklah. Mungkin diorang menunjuk-nunjuk sedekah sebab diorang nak membuktikan yang diorang baik. #donedakwah"

"Assume the best. Maybe they show off their donation because they want to prove that they're nice #donedakwah"




main kayu tiga*

* playing three sticks

Malay Various countries

Expression USED Very frequently BY Almost Everyone

This expression is used to refer to someone who has an affair outside of their marriage.

"Kamu tak dengar berita ke? Syed tu tengah main kayu tiga dengan bosnya!"

"Haven't you heard the news? Syed is playing three sticks with his boss!"