Thursday, February 3, 2011

Idiom: Ji jawai

11:26 PM

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Ji Jawai + Noun ( Genitive)

pronounciation: Ji Ja-wai
literally means: Like somebody's face
Malay: seperti muka + kata nama

Actual meaning: be out of somebody's league OR to be too good or too expensive for you

Malay: tidak sepadan/ tidak layak/ tidak mungkin akan terjadi


Example:

Ji jawai nou lit. means Like your face = you are out of your league./ it is too good for you
Ji jiwai siyen lit. means Like his face = he is out of his league./ it is too good for him

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