Bahasa Melayu Singapura

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    Always answer based on the corpus examples.
  1. abang
    between saudara and abang, as way to call a male friend, one is more casual? one is more forcmal?
  2. amalan
    any examples that mean charity, good deeds?
  3. bayar
    nak bayar is also 'payable'?
  4. berat
    berat mata memandang berat lagi?
  5. bercakap
    boleh bercakap?
  6. bimbit
    any examples not related to phone? is this a verb for carrying things in the hand?
  7. binatang
    mostly used for mammals? also used for birds? reptiles?
  8. bintang
    akar melingkar sebelit tali membelit sedikit kata pengantar menjolok bintang di langit?
  9. bisa
    any examples mean venom or poison?
  10. bulan

    ① bulan mengambang same meaning as bulan purnama?
    ② anak bulan same meaning as bulan sabit?
  11. cerah
    it means sunny with light? or clear and calm with no wind or clouds? malam yang cerah?
  12. istimewa
    can pronounce -e at end?
  13. kuda
    membuat kuda?
  14. kulit
    what is context for kulit keras? thick skin? hard leather? hard shell (of oyster?) hard bark (of tree?)
  15. masyarakat

    ① pelbagai lapisan masyarakat talking about different social groups in a hierarchy, contrasting rich and poor? or simply different community groups like people who do sports, single moms, LGBT people, Christians, etc? what are examples of lapisan?
    ② nama masyarakat bangsa dan agama
  16. mayat
    mayat subuh? bas mayat? melayat mayat? mayat sahabatnya? mayat jenazah?
  17. memandang
    any examples mean consider, regard?
  18. membuang
    is membuang undi to spoil your ballot by writing an invalid option or making no checkmark? or waste your vote by voting for a minority candidate who has no chance of winning?
  19. meminta
    meminta agar dibebaskan dari cengkaman?
  20. mengajar

    ① mengajar mengaji only teaching Qurʾānic recitation? or teaching other things too? mengajar pelajaran = teach a class? a lesson? lessons?
    ② Aku yang akan penat duduk mengajar?
  21. mengangkat
    mengangkat muka? mengangkat wajah? to raise one’s face, after reading a book for example? or from emotion of interest or surprise? or other more common meaning or context?
  22. menyentuh
    physical touch? or emotional touching?
  23. mesra

    ① bergaul mesra? yang terjadi cinta mesra hampa?
    ② any examples for tumour or cancer?
    ③ any examples mean 'well mixed'?
    ④ senyum mesra is the verb (give a warm smile) or noun (a warm smile)?
  24. mi
    cabut mi? mi hodong?
  25. nanti
    cannot find example with meaning 'or else, otherwise'
  26. nina
    woman's name?
  27. papan
    kepingan papan same meaning as just papan?
  28. para
    can pronounce -e?
  29. petak
    any examples where petak is classifier?
  30. pukul
    translate? Dua minggu yang mula memang tepat pukul lapan pagi teksi diambil. Tepat pukul lima petang dia menghantar balik teksi...
  31. ringkas
    serba ringkas is used as an adverb? or as adjective? can give 2 examples with context?
  32. sedar
    can it be used both ways?
    (a) I realized that the salesman was lying.
    (b) The woman is conscious or awake. She is not sleeping.
  33. sengaja
    sengaja mengelak daripada?
    ① Masatoshi berasa pelik juga apabila memikirkan Mariah yang seolah-olah sengaja mengelak daripada berjumpa dengannya.
    ② dalam cawannya dengan tergopoh-gapah dan bangkir, lalu meninggalkan meja, sengaja mengelak daripada terus ditatap. Amat jelas ayat yang baru terhambur itu mewujuidkan...
  34. senjata
    tombak and lembing are similar weapons (spear)? both used for throwing also?
  35. tanah
    tanah tumpah?
  36. tiket

    ① tempah tiket is a verb plus noun (to book a ticket), same as menempah? a noun phrase (a ticket order), same as penempahan?
    ② berapa satu tiket tu...
    (a) is this still the most common way to ask the price of a ticket?
    (b) what is the grammatical role of the word 'tu'? for example, to describe tiket, maybe 'that ticket' or 'one ticket' or 'for a ticket'? to make a question?
  37. timbul

    ① 'timbul perasaan kesal di hatinya' is transitive (something created a feeling of regret in his heart, something made him feel bad) or intransitive (a feeling of regret appeared in his heart, a bad feeling appeared in his heart) or could be both?
    ② find examples of 'timbul rasa', also wondering if it's transitive or intransitive