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.

咖椰
kā yē
kaya
客工
kè gong
migrant workers
克拉码头
kè lā mǎ tou
Clarke Quay
奎笼
kuí long
kelong