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13:13 Feb 9, 2009
English to Malay translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Cinema, Film, TV, Drama
English term or phrase: cameo role
Definition from The Documentary Site:
A brief but memorable role that usually appears in only a few scenes and with few speaking lines. Prominent actors are typically cast in these parts.

Example sentence(s):
  • For whatever reason, be it a deep-seated desire to act, a lack of a casting budget, or just “if you want something done right, do it yourself”, many directors at some point in their careers have stepped out from behind the camera to act. This is typically in a smaller, cameo role, and often with varying degrees of success: sometimes they’re completely natural and sometimes they bring the film to a screeching halt. And sometimes you’d never even know they were there. Cineleet
  • "Arnold Schwarzenegger will be invited to take a cameo role in a fourth Terminator movie. Producers want the Governor of California to make an appearance in the film. Terminator files
  • Julie played a cameo role in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004), playing Madame Rosmerta. BBC Home
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5watak kameo
Hisyam Muhammad
4Watak Jemputanelendill92


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watak kameo

Definition from own experience or research:
Penampilan seseorang yang mempunyai nama besar dalam bidang masing-masing di dalam satu-satu babak atau cerita.

Example sentence(s):
  • Disebabkan populariti watak-watak Final Fantasy VII, sebilangan daripada mereka telah muncul sebagai watak kameo di dalam judul-judul Square Enix yang lain - Internet  
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Watak Jemputan

Definition from own experience or research:
Watak yang dipegang oleh pelakon atau selebriti ternama mahupun baru dan berperanan ringan dan hanya dimainkan untuk jumlah babak yang sedikit tetapi mampu memberi kesan kepada jalan cerita.

Example sentence(s):
  • "A.Wahid" atau "Wahid Satay" di dalam Filem Pontianak Harum Sundal Malam (2004) sebagai artis jemputan, pembesar istana. - Wikipedia(Bahasa Malaysia)  

There is no actual translation of the term "cameo" while the Malay word as "Artis Jemputan" or "Penampilan Istimewa" may also be translated as the term "Guest Star" in filmography.
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