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.

公共假日
gōng gòng jià rì
public holiday
公积金
gōng jī jīn
Central Provident Fund (CPF)
共享住宿
gòng xiǎng zhù sù
co-living
公益金
gōng yì jīn
Community Chest
工作准证
gōng zuò zhǔn zhèng
work permit
购兴
gòu xìng
buyer interest
骨痛溢血热症
gǔ tòng yì xuè rè zhèng
dengue fever
官式访问
guān shì fǎng wèn
official visit
国庆敬礼仪式
guó qìng jìng lǐ yí shì
National Day observance ceremony