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.

割名
gē míng
ownership transfer
官委议员
guān wěi yì yuán
Nominated Member of Parliament (NMP)
国家法院
guó jiā fǎ yuàn
State Courts