Learn Bahasa Melayu Idioms


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Hukum Alam Law of nature.

Isaac Newton menemui hukum alam tarikan graviti bumi.


Isaac Newton discovered the law of nature of gravity.


Hukum Allah Destined by God


Hukum Asasi Constitution of a Country.

Hukum asasi Malaysia menjamin hak kebebasan setiap rakyat mengamalkan agama sendiri dengan syarat tidak boleh menyebarluaskan agama lain kepada umat Islam.


Malaysia's Constitution guarantees freedom of its citizen to practice their individual religions on condition that proselytizing to the Moslems is forbidden.


Hulu Malang Source of Misfortune. The related Malay proverb is " hulu malang pangkal celaka."


Hulu Mujur Resourceful. The related Malay proverb is " Hulu mujur pandai bertengkar, hulu baik pandai memakai." Good fortune for a person who is resourceful and knows how to improvise.


Hutang darah To revenge by demanding for blood.

"Dikehendaki 100 kepala lagi. Hutang darah mesti dibayar dengan darah..."nota yang ditinggalkan oleh tiga orang pembunuh diulang baca di mahkamah.


"Another 100 heads wanted. Blood must be paid with blood." a note left by three murderers is repeated in the court.


Hutang Lapuk Long overdue debts.

Perbadanan Tabung Pendidikan Tinggi Nasional mengambil langkah jitu memaksa peminjam melunaskan hutang lapuk berjumlah RM11.1 billion.


The National Higher Education Fund Organization took appropriate action to force borrowers to pay long overdue debts amounting to RM11.1 billion.


Hutang Nyawa If someone saves you, you owe him your life.

"Hutang janji dibayar janji, hutang benda dibayar benda, hutang nyawa dibayar nyawa," ertinya jika kita mengikat janji kepada orang lain, kita harus tunaikan janji.


"Promise for promise, thing for thing, life for life," means that if we make a promise, we have to honour the promise.



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