sapi bodo

English translation: stupid cow

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Malay term or phrase:sapi bodoh
English translation:stupid cow
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11:47 Jan 18, 2003
Malay to English translations [Non-PRO]
Malay term or phrase: sapi bodo
I think this term is an indonesian expression. I was told it means "stupid cow" but when I used it around another Indonesian person he laughed and said I was the butt of a joke.

I am merely curious to know what this actually means, whether the first or second Indonesian was lying to me.
David Alley
stupid cow
Explanation:
Yes, stupid cow is what it means. Sapi = cow, bodoh (with h) = stupid. But it´s not so a standard phrase, as in England at least where the two words are often liinked as an insult.
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Chris Rowson
Local time: 02:37
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stupid cow


Explanation:
Yes, stupid cow is what it means. Sapi = cow, bodoh (with h) = stupid. But it´s not so a standard phrase, as in England at least where the two words are often liinked as an insult.

Chris Rowson
Local time: 02:37
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