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
乌达
wū dá
otah, (derived from otak-otak)
五脚基
wŭ jiăo jī
five-foot-way
乌敏岛
wū mín dǎo
Pulau Ubin