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.

热裤
rè kù
hot pants
人民协会
rén mín xié huì
People's Association (PA)
日行一善计划
rì xíng yī shàn jì huà
Singapore Kindness Movement
荣誉学位
róng yù xué wèi
honours degree
肉脞面
ròu cuǒ miàn
bak chor mee
肉骨茶
ròu gŭ chá
bak kut teh