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"Apa, kamu tidak ada senang????"

Postby Fanny » Thu, 28 Jul 2005 6:23 am

Apa, kamu tidak ada senang???

Bafana wrote this in one of his replies recently.

Can someone please translate this into English or French for me.

I would be much obliged.

Merco beaucoup

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Re: "Apa, kamu tidak ada senang????"

Postby Cynthia_mittrande » Thu, 28 Jul 2005 6:28 am

Fanny wrote:Apa, kamu tidak ada senang???

Bafana wrote this in one of his replies recently.

Can someone please translate this into English or French for me.

I would be much obliged.

Merco beaucoup


Yes, I would like to know what it means too.

Merci beaucoup. :lol:

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Postby Rolland2 » Thu, 28 Jul 2005 6:30 am

I think its is an Indonesian dialect, if I am not mistaken.

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Postby Alfalfa » Thu, 28 Jul 2005 8:52 am

ok ok people...dear me will tell you all what that means in literally alright cause the malay language is not being used correctly here...

"What, are you not happy?"

or

"What, you are not ok?"

See the malay language is broken into two - Bahasa Indonesia or Bahasa Melayu..so it differs...but it should be more or less similar meanings to it.

Pls correct me if I am wrong.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 28 Jul 2005 9:44 am

If I am not mistaken, in one of Baf's earlier posts, I believe he said he spoke rudimentary Bahasa Indonesia hence some of the confusion. I am no judge on the correctness of his statement or not however.

http://www.singaporeexpats.com/forum/su ... esia#57474

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Re: "Apa, kamu tidak ada senang????"

Postby Guest » Thu, 28 Jul 2005 9:57 am

Fanny wrote:Apa, kamu tidak ada senang???



You'll have to ask Bafana what it means b'cos this is broken Bahasa.

the word "senang" could mean either
(a) a feeling of well being / happy
(b) free as in not busy.

If he meant (a), it should haven been
"Apa, kamu kurang senang?"
"Don't you like it ?"

If (b), something like
"Apa, kamu tidak senang ?"
Are you not free to . . . .

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Postby Alfalfa » Thu, 28 Jul 2005 10:10 am

Yes Baf is defintely speaking in Bahasa Indonesia...
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Fanny

Postby Fanny » Thu, 28 Jul 2005 3:58 pm

Hi Bafana, how are you keeping and where are you hiding??
Please tell us what it means what you have said in one of your posts? It is very confusing otherwise!

French or English translations would be much appreciated.

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Postby Bantu2 » Thu, 28 Jul 2005 9:45 pm

Bafanana, where are youwhooooooooooooooooooooooo :?: Has cat got your tongue, Bantu boy :D

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Re: "Apa, kamu tidak ada senang????"

Postby queenie-me » Thu, 28 Jul 2005 10:50 pm

Fanny wrote:Apa, kamu tidak ada senang???

Bafana wrote this in one of his replies recently.

Can someone please translate this into English or French for me.

I would be much obliged.

Merco beaucoup


HEY GUYS. THATS MALAY.

It means, What? You not happy.

And of course, those malay or bahasa indonesia who can't speak well, they will write it like that. But if they can speak well, there are just the typical malay mats and minahs in Singapore.

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Postby Guest » Thu, 28 Jul 2005 11:18 pm

Is Bafana a malay then?

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Postby Guest » Sat, 30 Jul 2005 11:18 am

Why not asking himself about his nationality and what he meant in his writing on a PERSONAL PM? Instead of putting it publicly...

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Postby bern4life » Sat, 30 Jul 2005 1:11 pm

What about this...are you not free???? in Malay

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Postby mayaray » Sat, 30 Jul 2005 1:27 pm

I agree it means 'What are you not free? '

'Tak senang hati' would instead mean 'not happy.'

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Postby Guest » Sat, 30 Jul 2005 4:15 pm

Anonymous wrote:Why not asking himself about his nationality and what he meant in his writing on a PERSONAL PM? Instead of putting it publicly...


I have tried but Baffs is playing 'hard to respond' game lah :lol:

Don't get me wrong. I do like Baffy the baker, it's just his little habits that can be so annoying sometimes :D :D


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