Yalaming means: A state of being indigent and not being able to purchase basic necessities like food or clothing, except for floating caps and tribal t-shirts. Also known as mat caps. Yalaming can also involve stealing food from friends, family members or local provision shops. Yalaming is often accompanied by the theft of rokok cigarettes. Yalaming can also mean getting your skateboard or motorbike that you borrowed or stole from a friend and then never returning. Yalaming is usually a Malay expression of being oneself. Also, Yalaming could refer to acting stupid like shit. (in Community Dictionary, added by Eva Gordon)
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