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.

万字票
wàn zì piào
4D (4-digit lottery)
卫塞节
wèi sài jié
Vesak Day
梧槽
wú cáo
Rochor
乌达
wū dá
otah, (derived from otak-otak)
五脚基
wŭ jiăo jī
five-foot-way
乌龙
wū lóng
Unexpected mistake
勿洛
wù luò
Bedok
乌敏岛
wū mín dǎo
Pulau Ubin
五十对五十
wǔ shí duì wǔ shí
fifty-fifty
午夜场
wǔ yè chǎng
midnight show
无障碍建设基金
wú zhàng ài jiàn shè jī jīn
Accessibility Fund