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  • Bitol used the word tuan, referring to Indonesia's Dutch colonial masters.

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  • Moga-moga usaha tuan-tuan akan memberi kesan, dengan izin Tuhan.

    The Scribe A Kadir Jasin

  • Can anyone tell me what form of address was used in colonial Malaya for the wife of a "tuan"?

    languagehat.com: MALAY PRONOUNS.

  • To us we have to break the UMNO "tuan" and "kuli" mindset and send the message to these UMNO supremacist that we are not the Indian mandores that UMNO has been so used to dealing with in the last 53 years.

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  • I do not submit to ANYONE as my 'tuan' unless they are better than I am as a productive member of society.

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  • "tuan" even when their leader are wrong. money … money … money … we are all brought up as money making machines for umno … we are truly enslaved ourselves and also teaching our children to follow our footsteps, to be even better. so, welcome to the world of reality, umno slaves .. you know what: we asked for it … therefore we received them

    Planet Malaysia

  • Rounding out the top five were Meituan, Tencent Holdings Ltd.'s tuan.qq.com site, and Groupon.cn.

    Enterprise Dispatch

  • Dibawah jurulatih Jose Santamaria, pasukan Sepanyol diberikan profil begitu tinggi oleh peminat dan media di Sepanyol sendiri selaku tuan rumah.

    Spain World Cup 1982 Espana

  • Pada kejohanan Piala Dunia 1982 yang ke-12, Sepanyol dipilih menjadi tuan rumah setelah diundi sejak 1976.

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  • Party members and tuan members are asked to play the role of pioneers and be models for others.

    Hongmei Li: Pledging as a Way to Motivate Paid Staff and Volunteers at the Beach Volleyball Ground

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  • Indeed yarb, and puan is the feminine equivalent. A list of honorifics, anyone?

    Any similarity between the Malay word and its use in Australia are probably pure coincidence. As they say, given an infinite number of number of monkeys (well, phascogales in this case) and an infinite number of typewriters ...

    November 22, 2007

  • According to Conrad, a Malay honorific. The epnoymous "Lord Jim" is called "Tuan Jim" by his adoptive villagers.

    November 22, 2007

  • Another name for phascogale.

    November 22, 2007