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{October 5, 2008}   You are a true Sabahan when…

You are a true Sabahan when…

1) You drive at right lane of the road, with a speed of only 50KM/H. If people horn behind you, you still don’t know what’s wrong.
2) You have the luxury of working from 8 AM to 5 PM (get off work punctually).
3) You don’t believe that there is any “clean” politician in Sabah.
4) You feel “obligated” to reach the top of Mount Kinabalu at least once in a lifetime.
5) You prefer a big car than a big house (probably you can’t drive a big house around to show off).
6) You wear slipper and short wherever you go, even in city.
7) You still think that Labuan belongs to Sabah.
8.) You will not go to any FREE seminar / function that has no food or refreshment.
9) You don’t care about service. You just want things cheap, cheap,cheap.
10) You know where to get your candles and torch light quickly in the total darkness (due to training by frequent blackout).
11) You know what “aramaitiee” means…
12) You shout “referee bodoh” and at the same time throw mineral water  bottles on the pitch during a football match at Likas Stadium..
13) Your Timorese maid ran away with her lover, taking your moneyor jewellery along..
14) You doubt someone’s mykad wether it is real or fake..
15) Your favourite assemblyman whom you vote and supported all this while…gambled away and lost a whopping 60 million ringgit in a London casino..
16) You go inside a karaoke at 12 pm and realise that the place is still open at 5 am…
17) You come across a supposedly local person but with a very foreign accent..
18) You cannot vote in an election because someone has voted onbehalf of you…
19) You own a bakakuk

MORE!! Tambah….

Sabahan people will use these common words in their daily life..

You are a Sabahan if u say and understand thesewords….

1. tuuuna/ saaaana – points with the lips – (there– at a distance)(the longer the ‘tuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuna / saaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaana’ the further the place is.)
2. limpas (to pass/walk by – Maaf, saya > limpas dulu? Excuse me,can I passby?
3. palui (stupid, duh! )
4. tapuk (to hide )
5. bida (ugly)
6. bubut (as in proper malay- “kejar”, to chase)
7. sakai (ignorant, uncivilized, “hoosier”)
8. andang-andang (that’s how it is)
9. sapak (kasi campur/gaul –utk masakan-to mix as in cooking)
10. inda/tia (short form of “tidak” – not, no)
11. wicin (another brand of msg as in “aji-no- moto” – a seasoning or food enhancer)
12. talampau (proper malay – “terlampau”- too much)
13. takajut (proper malay – “terkejut” – shocked, startled)
14. siorang (proper malay -“kami”/ “saya-orang” –  us, we)
15. ngam-ngam (proper malay “kebetulan” – exact, at that time)
16. mangkali (proper malay “barangkali” – maybe, perhaps)
17. kamarin (proper malay “kelmarin” – yesterday) tp d semenanjung, “kelmarin” means 2 hari yg lepas.
18. kanapa (proper malay “kenapa” – why)
19. gia (expression – “is it?”)
20. bah (expression – “ok!”)
21. ah? (question, “Apa?” What?)
22. kici/kicil (proper malay “kecil” – small)
23. basar (proper malay “besar” – big, huge)
24. siok (expression/description, proper malay “seronok”- enjoyable, great, etc-)
25. urang (“orang” – people; sometimes used “diurang” – them, they)
26. karing (“kering” – dry)
27. umban (“humban, lempar” – throw)
28. kana (“kena”- got ie–“kena umban” –got thrown)
29. padih (“pedih” – as in “Mata saya padih/pedih!” – My eyes stings, painful)
30. numbur (“nombor” – number)
31. gali (“geli” as in squeemish about something, or “gali”–gali lubang – as in Dig a hole.)
32. dorang (“dia orang/diurang” – them, they –  Dorang pigi tamu.They went to the market.)
33. panat (“penat” – tired)
34. katawa (“ketawa” – laugh, laughing)
35. lanjang (a.k.a. “periuk /belanga ” – pots/pans)
36. putung (“potong” – cut, slice)
37. Buduh (“bodoh” – stupid)
38. tongo/bongo (“stupido” – same as above )
39. kabaru-baruan (“kebaru-baruan”- new to something)
40. giuk (proper malay “ulat”- worm)
41. Sikui (Tembikai – watermelon)
42. Santut (Underwear)
43. celana/salana (Seluar)
44. gipit (to grip…)
45. kanapatan/kadapatan (caught red handed.. or as the malays in kl say..’kantoi’)
46. kebangkalan (choked while eating..proper malay = ‘tersedak’)
47. ketulahan (bad karma)
48. bahai (plastic bag)
49. uinnaaa! (used to express various feelings, mostly when surprised..)
50. ging (derived from the word gang.. means kawan/member)
51. Tontolou = Uncle Johnny
52. Pantat = Butt<—tp di semenanjung,lain tuh kan? eee… ya ba pula..Di sabah .. belakang ..tapi di semenanjung di Depan pulak .. silap ..LOL
53. Cula = Coke or Coca-cola…lol
54. Torrrrrbaik = The Best…lol
55. Bikin panas = feeling angry…HHAH – HOt kununlah..True to my roots.. I have one to contribute
56. Tambirang = Don’t lie.. (eg. Jangan kau tembirang)
57. Sabak —- means baru ko tau… in english = I TOLD U…
58. Kotoh —- Means as same like Sabak…
59. Lakas = Lekas/Cepat (Faster)
60. Bobot = Vagina
61. Balabak = Scrotum
62. Kalatiak = Ketiak (Armpit)
63. Duiiii dogo! = My goodness!! / Oh my!!
64. Seluar Katak – underwear
65. siring siring – side / on the side
66. taapun – a phrase used when unable to get the things desired
67. palis palis – touch wood
68  tachut – our version of touch wood
69. gostan – reverse
70. gohed – forward
71. ayuk – swinging movement of the arm in the marble game. can also mean to masturbate
72. taiih – shit / feaces / or just a curse word
73. kogutan – hangover
74. Sepuluh Tiga (10-3) – RM10 for three cans of beer (well in those days lah)
75. muhau – crazy
76. takana – hit (BM is terkena)
77. tekuis – same like like takana
78. kapayas / tapayas – papaya
79. api api – kota kinabalu
80. (sia) bilang – said
81. skijap – soon / in a short while / later
82. tinguk – (tengok) to look
83. hari satu – monday
84. hari dua – tuesday
85. hari tiga – wednesday
86. hari ampat – thursday
87. hari lima – friday
88. hari anam – saturday
89. SOT – crazy (like me)
90. thai lingong – worse than buduh
91. karan – electricity
92. butul – in BM ‘betul’
93. tiwas – baru kau tau, serves you right
94. tampias – the spray from the big splash… dapat abuk sikit-sikit lah..
95. kapayas – papaya

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