What does Wah mean in Singapore?
Anyway, ‘ wah lau’ is not vulgar… ‘ Wah ‘, as every Teochew or Hokkien will know, is a dialect word meaning ‘me’ or ‘I’.
What does Wah Piang mean?
Also wah piang, wah piang eh. An exclamation expr. astonishment, consternation, despair, dismay, etc.
How do you explain Walao?
“Walao” and its variations are popularly used when someone is surprised, shocked or in disbelief.
What is SIA Singapore slang?
It can be used to emphasise excitement, sheepishness, or exhaustion. “Did you watch the new Star Wars Trailer?” “Yeah man/dude!” Or in Singlish, “ ya sia!” “I heard you got fined for speeding recently” “Ya sia” It’s stupid, but it’s something along those lines.
Why do Singaporeans say SIA?
It Means Singapore Airlines. ESPECIALLY in full caps. Full caps is usually used for short form acronyms. sia means something else.
What does Bo Liao mean?
bo liao (comparative more bo liao, superlative most bo liao) (Singapore, colloquial, informal) Boring or having nothing to do.
What does Limpeh mean?
The name of the home-grown version is a play on the popular game Simon Says, using the word “Limpeh”, a Hokkien term meaning ” your father “. In Limpeh Says, each player draws 10 white cards, with different phrases or words printed on each.
What does Xia Suay mean?
Origin: Hokkien and Teochew – a term to describe embarrassment or disgrace. Xia Suay is often used to describe a person or a situation where there is embarrassment or disgrace caused by the person or actions by that person.
What does Liao mean?
The ‘Liao’ slang translates directly to ‘ already ‘, and is used as an emphasis for the verb before it. The slang is also used with different variations of verbs and can simplify long sentences like ‘I have already eaten’ to ‘Eat Liao’. Alternate slang: Do Liao.
What does SIA stand for?
The Security Industry Authority (SIA) is the regulator for the UK private security industry and issues SIA licences.