A suffix of no standard meaning used by Malaysians in their very own version of the english language (affectionately named Manglish) to spice up sentences and to express very different meanings according to the way it is said.
adopted from the Malay language and widely used by Malaysians regardless of race.
also used as an "economiser" that shortens sentences by 80 percent.
come on, lah!
translation: "come on, don't be shy" or "come on, don't waste anymore time"
translation: "Okay, okay, I'm sorry" (if said in apologetic manner)
examples listed above are not sufficient to fully understand the deep and intimate meaning of "lah". Contact a Malaysian friend for phonetic guide and a proper understanding of this mysterious syllable.
people of mixed descent (white-black, white-asian, ect.)
biracial people are almost never racists, (unless for some political reason, see malaysia) and are often good looking. they are unfortunately looked down upon by purely stupid people and are often subjected to unfair remarks regarding their physical appearance.
they have to undergo subtle (and sometimes not) stares from perfect strangers in public transportations.
examples of mixed people, see above.