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.
a group that organises activities for Hungry Ghost Festival
afraid of losing to others (colloquially known as kiasu)
bā shì zhuǎn huàn zhàn
busybody (colloquially known as kaypoh)