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.

上士
shàng shì
Sergeant
侍应生
shì yìng shēng
waiter or waitress
市镇理事会
shì zhèn lǐ shì huì
Town Council
私会党
sī huì dăng
secret society