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.

咖啡钱
kā fēi qián
bribe
咖啡乌
kā fēi wū
kopi-o
咖椰
kā yē
kaya
客工
kè gong
migrant workers
克拉码头
kè lā mǎ tou
Clarke Quay
客卿
kè qīng
visiting/guest
空中少爷
kōng zhōng shào yé
air steward
控状
kòng zhuàng
charge
快捷课程
kuài jié kè chéng
Express course
快速公路
kuài sù gōng lù
expressway
奎笼
kuí long
kelong