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.

万国
wàn guó
Buangkok
王家山脚铁廊边
wáng jiā shān jiǎo tiě láng biān
Tan Tye Place
梧槽
wú cáo
Rochor
梧槽尾
wú cáo wěi
Crawford Street (colloquially known as Rochor buey)
五房式
wǔ fáng shì
5-Room flats
武吉士街
wǔ jí shì jiē
Bugis Street
乌节路
wū jié lù
Orchard Road
勿洛
wù luò
Bedok
勿洛码头
wù luò mǎ tóu
Bedok Jetty
五马路
wǔ mǎ lù
Bencoolen Street
乌敏岛
wū mín dǎo
Pulau Ubin
乌桥
wū qiáo
Balestier Road
乌桥头
wū qiáo tóu
area around Havelock Road (colloquially known as oh kio tau)