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.

shān

gūi

Definition

  1. 对没有见过世面的乡巴佬,或住在偏远地区的人的鄙称。
  2. 形容一个人愚昧无知,是井底之蛙。

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diào

Definition

使用茶包冲泡的中国茶。

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Definition

滑铁卢街(Waterloo Street)的俗称,以勿拉士峇沙路(Bras Basah Road)和梧槽路(Rochor Road)为边界。

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líng

quǎn

Definition

受过特别的训练后,用于协助执法单位执行任务的狗。

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xīn

jiā

lìng

Definition

新加坡的一款鸡尾酒,拥有百年历史。新加坡司令是英文名 “Singapore Sling” 的音译。它主要由琴酒(Gin)和果汁调配而成,口味清爽,酒液为粉红色。

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