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English term or phrase:slang vs accent
Malay translation:slanga vs loghat/pelat
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02:48 Dec 10, 2004
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English term or phrase: slang vs accent
trans & meaning plz.tq
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slanga vs loghat/pelat
Explanation:
slang would refer to the language used among the speakers which does not exist in a formal language. slang language is widely used among the rappers and rockers as an accepted language of converdation to highlight their distinctive or unique diferences. example of the slang language widely used nowadays are whassup, dude, heya, tak rock, kureng, mat rempit, bohsia and etc. Whereas accent would refer to the way the speakers pronounce the words. For example, a kelantanese will pronounce the word 'ular' differently from a kedahan or penangites and a British pronounciation is different from an American enethough they are speaking in the same English language.
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slanga vs loghat/pelat


Explanation:
slang would refer to the language used among the speakers which does not exist in a formal language. slang language is widely used among the rappers and rockers as an accepted language of converdation to highlight their distinctive or unique diferences. example of the slang language widely used nowadays are whassup, dude, heya, tak rock, kureng, mat rempit, bohsia and etc. Whereas accent would refer to the way the speakers pronounce the words. For example, a kelantanese will pronounce the word 'ular' differently from a kedahan or penangites and a British pronounciation is different from an American enethough they are speaking in the same English language.

hanim
Malaysia
Local time: 03:21
Native speaker of: Native in MalayMalay
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