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English term or phrase:headhunting
Malay translation:see explanation
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06:09 Jul 21, 2001
English to Malay translations [Non-PRO]
Science
English term or phrase: headhunting
...and the men of the tribe would be headhunting. Oh, the danger!
mehmet
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Explanation:
Mehmet, several translations have been used to describe this. Some suggestions:

memburu kepala
memenggal kepala
mengayau kepala
memburu tengkorak
mengayau tengkorak


you can see examples at:

eco1.upm.edu.my/~amin/tamadun_asia/nota_kuliah/kuliah5&6.htm
www.kusza.edu.my/~hakim/Islam/cerita/cerita1.html
ad-dakwah@egroups.com/msg00012.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">www.mail-archive.com/ad-dakwah@egroups.com/msg00012.html
www.mylib.com.my/general/scholar/theses004.html
dbp.gov.my/dbp98/majalah/budaya20/april/db04warisan.html
members.tripod.com/PBMUM/sejarah/6.html
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Local time: 15:26
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nasee explanationxxxA-MMI
nangayau
Ramona Ali


  

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3 hrs
ngayau


Explanation:
Amalan memburu, memotong dan mengumpul kepala.

"...dan kaum lelaki puak ini akan mengayau."


    Kamus Inggeris-Melayu Dewan
    Reference: http://www.mail-archive.com/ambon-jihad@yahoogroups.com/msg0...
Ramona Ali
Local time: 15:26
Native speaker of: Native in MalayMalay
PRO pts in pair: 522
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15 hrs
see explanation


Explanation:
Mehmet, several translations have been used to describe this. Some suggestions:

memburu kepala
memenggal kepala
mengayau kepala
memburu tengkorak
mengayau tengkorak


you can see examples at:

eco1.upm.edu.my/~amin/tamadun_asia/nota_kuliah/kuliah5&6.htm
www.kusza.edu.my/~hakim/Islam/cerita/cerita1.html
ad-dakwah@egroups.com/msg00012.html" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">www.mail-archive.com/ad-dakwah@egroups.com/msg00012.html
www.mylib.com.my/general/scholar/theses004.html
dbp.gov.my/dbp98/majalah/budaya20/april/db04warisan.html
members.tripod.com/PBMUM/sejarah/6.html


    as stated above
xxxA-MMI
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Local time: 15:26
Native speaker of: Malay
PRO pts in pair: 209
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