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Wednesday, April 20, 2011

403. Merisik

Yesterday 19th April was a Special Day for my youngest daughter Noormy.

It was her 'Majlis Merisik Day' :)

'Merisik' also means 'Bertekul' in Malay. It's a day when a boy send his parents or representatives or relative to a girl's house to ask if she would be his future fiancee and wife to be in life. A gold ring and some token of money will be given as soon as the girl agrees and a date for an engagement ceremony (Majlis Pertunangan) will be fixed.

That's what happened yesterday evening and even though it was a very small meeting between us, Mak isah was quite busy entertaining the guests then.

To my darling Noormy, Congrats & I love you.

Sharing these pictures of the simple ceremony to you dear friends :)

The boy's eldest sister putting a gold ring on Noormy's finger


















Then giving Salam to her


















Some money as a Token


















The men looking upon - from left, Noormy's ayah angkat, Noormy's dad and the boy's brother in law


















From right - Noormy's ibu angkat (she looked after Noormy when she was small) and in blue one of the boy's elder sister


















And Mak isah ... happy to see Noormy happy :)



















Love you all,
Mak isah



Cheerio.

16 comments:

eugene said...

Congratulation Noormy, i am sure mom will be the happiest person that particular day... remember walau betapa jauh bumi kau menjejak, ,hati mesti sentiasa berdekatan ibu bapa.

Happy for you guys sincerely

Puan Isah said...

Thanks eugene, and from Noormy too (she read your comment).

I am too happy for her (feels like crying)

Thanks again :)

Small Kucing said...

Congratulations! Looks like you be having a new member into the family soon

Puan Isah said...

Small Kucing - Thank so much. Yes, another SIL to be :)

Nur68 said...

Assalamualaikum

Patutlah sik da update gilak blog, gago duhal, anyway, congrats to Noormy and yourself. Boleh lah pengilan kelak..hehehehe...jgn sik nyeruk kelak..(aih perasan kamek ..)insyallah would love to meet up with you bila kamek balit MYY one of thse days.

Puan Isah said...

Walaikumsalam Nur, insyallah..one day kita leh jumpa oo..

Bukan juak gago gilak minak gago melayan perasaan ajak maklum kita jadi mak tok, mauk apa yg terbaik kei anak-anak :)

Tapi alhamdulillah semua dah selesai part ya..insyallah..bila big day nya datang mak isah akan nyeruk nur, kei belon datang :D

Take care

Yee Ling said...

Congrats to Noormy, Puan Isah and family members!

Yea, i learned that word merisik when i was in junior school. Learned from a malay fren..hehehhe

Puan Isah said...

So you know the word 'Merisik' :)

thanks Yee Ling

Pete said...

Congrats! Wedding coming soon!

reanaclaire said...

I also must join in the congratulatory note here... you all look so so happy!!

Puan Isah said...

Thank you Pete, next will be the engagement ceremony :)
Wedding not so soon, maybe in a year's time, Noormy only 22 this year :)

Puan Isah said...

Hi Claire! Thanks dear. Lol...you're right we were all so happy that night.

[tErOmPaH bIrU] said...

TAHNIAH Noormy and Mak Isah sekeluarga.. majlis nikah kahwin lak boleh la kmk datang nulung apa2 yang patut.. nulung ncuci tapak pun okey jerrr :D
salam sayang dari Danga Bay, JB ;P

Puan Isah said...

Wah Biru...ktk kat Danga Bay dah? mesti enjoy kat waterfront ya, breathtaking views...jgn lupa ambik gambar klak upload ke blog so mak isah can see ah.

Makasih dear for your wishes. insyallah umur panjang sikda hal mak isah akan jemput datang kenduri, bukan basoh pinggan la, datang makan :)

You take care there ok? and enjoy your trip

Shenny's mommy said...

Congratulation to Noormy and Mak Isah.
Ha..I learn a new word and thanks for sharing. This has increased my understanding of malay culture too.

Puan Isah said...

Shenny's Mommy - Thanks so much :)
Always glad to share.

Have a wonderful weekend!