Singaporean Mandarin Database

This database contains a collection of Mandarin terms which have cultural, historical or sentimental value unique to Singapore. These terms may be used by Singaporeans in the past or at present. Some of the terms are read in print while others are used in our everyday conversations.

hóng

máo

dān

Definition

一种热带水果。椭圆形,像荔枝,外皮带绿色软刺,成熟时果皮变成红色,果肉白嫩多汁,有“果妃”之称。

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hóng

pái

chē

Definition

非繁忙时段用车,车牌以红底白字标明,因而得名。

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shàng

shì

Definition

新加坡武装部队(Singapore Armed Forces)的军士 (specialists) 军阶,排序在上士长 (Staff Sergeant)之下。

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cháng

rèn

shū

Definition

新加坡政府部门的高级行政官员。

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shì

Definition

最佳电视男演员或最佳男主角的一个雅称。

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