Malay proverbs that have been wrongly understood.

It’s a shame to see popular Malay proverbs being interpreted or used wrongly despite the Malay language being our national language. The following are two examples of Malay proverbs that have been wrongly used by our generation. (Wrong) “Harapkan pagar, pagar makan padi” (loosely translates to relying on the fence, the fence eats the paddy) …