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.

Kallang Gasworks
火城
huǒ chéng
kaya
咖椰
kā yē
kelong
奎笼
kuí long
kindergarten
幼稚园
yòu zhì yuán
kway teow
粿条
guǒ tiáo