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9 Baby Words Every Malaysian Will Know Thanks to Our Chinese Parents

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It’s interesting how almost every Chinese parent said the same thing to their infant kids. I mean, did they have some parenting conference to standardise this or something??

Anyway, if you had a Chinese parents, then you’d most likely know what these baby words meant:

1. Bom bom



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Actually pronounced kinda like between a “P” and a “B”, “bom bom” meant shower to our little baby brains. Perhaps it came from that sound of water splashing when an object is dipped into water?

 

2. Poot poot

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I think it’s pretty obvious where this word probably originated from. It’s natural we all knew that this meant: to use the potty. Plus, it’s not far off from the word ‘Poop’.

 

3. Shi shi

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Well, with poot poot, you’ll also need a shi shi (pee pee).



 

4. Oi oi / oink oink

“It’s getting late, time to oi oi,” said every Chinese parent ever. Seriously, who determines which words mean what?? How did our parents know???

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5. Mum mum

Instead of the very American way of “Here comes the airplaneee” while ‘flying’ the spoon around to land in the baby’s mouth, our Chinese parents would say “mum mum” (which meant food) while making the ‘ahhhh’ face.

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6. Gai gai



These words were like music to our infant ears! I mean, which kid didn’t like going out and see the big world? Plus, it’s always the go-to word when we used to cry; “Don’t cry okay? Mommy take you go gai gai later.”

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7. Chut chut

Basically… it just meant our baby pacifiers.

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8. Nen nen

One of the first few words we’ve ever learnt! Nen nen, which meant milk, was basically we lived on for the first several months!

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9. Meow meow & wow wow

Well, this one, is pretty obvious why it’s termed the way it is.

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Also read: 11 Ridiculous Things from TV We Used to Believe Were Real as Kids

11 Ridiculous Things from TV We Used to Believe Were Real as Kids - World Of Buzz

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