Friday, January 28, 2011

Idiom: Sepuhut ji jawai

12:50 AM

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Sepuhut ji jawai

pronounciation: Se-pu-hut ji ja-wai
literally means: look like a face that just being washed
Malay: seperti muka yang baru sahaja dibasuh

Actual meaning: to talk with no evidence

Malay: Becakap tanpa sebarang bukti

Sepuhut means to wash the face
ji means like
Jawai means face

The origin of this idiom still unclear to me. Any one who have any ideas where this comes from please leave comment below :) thanks

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  1. Actually, another idiom similar to that one is, ji nusok ji jawai. Pale and full of sweat, after being chase by something.



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