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.

jiào yù
Education
政府辅助学校
zhèng fǔ fǔ zhù xué xiào
Government-Aided School
制服团体
zhì fú tuán tǐ
uniformed groups
直通车课程
zhí tōng chē kè chéng
Integrated Programme (IP)
自治学校
zì zhì xué xiào
autonomous school
自主学校
zì zhǔ xué xiào
Independent School
shè huì
Social
再循环
zài xún huán
recycle
真字
zhēn zì
lucky number for 4D (4-digit lottery)
智能花洒计划
zhì néng huā sǎ jì huá
Smart Shower Programme
制水
zhì shuǐ
water rationing exercise
中央托收公司
zhōng yang tuō shōu gong sī
The Central Depository
主催
zhǔ cuī
organise
主要翻新计划
zhǔ yào fān xīn jì huà
Main Upgrading Programme
自动报价股市
zì dòng bào jià gǔ shì
The Stock Exchange of Singapore Dealing and Automated Quotation System
自动存款机
zì dòng cún kuǎn jī
cash deposit machine
自助邮务机
zì zhù yóu wù jī
Self-service Automated Machine
阻断措施
zǔ duàn cuò shī
circuit breaker
shí wù/zhí wù
Food/Plants
杂菜
zá cài
chap chye
杂菜饭
zá cài fàn
economic rice
猪肠粉
zhū cháng fěn
chee cheong fun
朱古力
zhū gǔ lì
chocolate