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.

洗肾
xǐ shèn
dialysis
下坡
xià pō
go downtown
消费税
xiāo fèi shuì
Good and Services Tax (GST)
小坡
xiǎo pō
North Bridge Road area
校群
xiào qún
school cluster
小印度
xiǎo yìn dù
Little India
谐星
xié xīng
comedian
新加坡大彩
xīn jiā pō dà cǎi
The Singapore Sweep Lottery
新加坡剑桥普通教育证书(高级水准)
xīn jiā pō jiàn qiáo pǔ tōng jiào yù zhèng shū (gāo jí shuí zhǔn)
Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education (Advanced Level)
新加坡司令
xīn jiā pō sī lìng
Singapore sling
新马第二通道
xīn mǎ dì èr tōng dào
Malaysia-Singapore Second Link
新山
xīn shān
Johor Bahru
新谣
xīn yáo
xinyao
星和园
xīng hé yuán
Japanese Garden
学生托管中心
xué sheng tuō guǎn zhōng xīn
Student Care Centre