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.

dì lǐ xiāng guān
Places
勿洛码头
wù luò mǎ tóu
Bedok Jetty
五马路
wǔ mǎ lù
Bencoolen Street
乌敏岛
wū mín dǎo
Pulau Ubin
乌桥
wū qiáo
Balestier Road
乌桥头
wū qiáo tóu
area around Havelock Road (colloquially known as oh kio tau)
wén huà
Culture
卫塞节
wèi sài jié
Vesak Day
文化捐献配对基金
wén huà juān xiàn pèi duì jī jīn
Cultural Matching Fund
文化遗产资助津贴计划
wén huà yí chǎn zī zhù jīn tiē jì huà
Heritage Grant Scheme
五大共同价值观
wǔ dà gòng tóng jià zhí guān
five Shared Values
五脚基
wŭ jiăo jī
five-foot-way