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tan ku ku

tan ku ku Meaning

Tan Ku Ku is a Singlish term used in Singapore to describe someone who is naive or clueless. It refers to a person who lacks knowledge or common sense. In Chinese, it can be translated as 天哭哭 (Tiān kū kū).

tan ku ku in a Sentence 

1. Eh, you think I tan ku ku ah? I know you’re trying to trick me lah! (pronounced as tah-n koo-koo)
2. Don’t be so tan ku ku, everyone knows that’s not how you do it. (pronounced as tah-n koo-koo)
3. Why you always act so tan ku ku one? Cannot be more serious meh? (pronounced as tah-n koo-koo)
4. He made such a tan ku ku mistake, couldn’t even understand the basic instructions. (pronounced as tah-n koo-koo)
5. You must be really tan ku ku if you believe what he says without questioning. (pronounced as tah-n koo-koo)

tan ku ku Origin in Singlish

This tan ku ku origin from nearby kopitiam lah. He always act blur and blur like sotong one. Talk to him also like talking to wall, no response sia. Si ginna kok sia this tan ku ku.