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.

chǔ

zhì

gòu

Definition

  1. 普遍在零售商店、停车场等地方使用的现金储值卡。也称现金卡。
  2. 储值了一定的金额,只可在某公司当作现金来消费的多功能卡。

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xiàn

bào

Definition

政府向公众发布通告的公报。

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xīng

dǎo

Definition

新加坡的别称。

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shā

Definition

印度女性的一种传统服装,以一段长绸布披着肩膀及围着身体。也称莎丽、沙丽、沙里、沙厘、沙利等。 

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chóng

láo

gǎi

Definition

对乱抛垃圾的人(垃圾虫)进行强制性的劳动改造。

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