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.

jiā tíng rì
family day
jiǎng biāo zhǔn yīng yǔ yùn dòng
Speak Good English Movement
jiàng tóu
black magic (colloquially known as gong tau)