9 English Words That Mean Totally Different in Bahasa Melayu (Malay)

Nevermind borrowed words. Coincidences are way funnier.

Air

Air in English and Malay
Careful what you fill your tyres with.

Mana

Mana in English and Malay
Where is your source of magical powers?

Spender

Spender in English and Malay
Look, a big spender.

Main

Main in English and Malay
His main hobby.

Mat

Mat in English and Malay
His name should be Matt.

Paling

Paling in English and Malay
Perhaps the most impaled fence ever.

Sup

Sup in English and Malay
What’s up with this bone soup?

Fail

Fail in English and Malay
File this under epic fail.

Cat

Cat in English and Malay
Colour me kitty.