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.

垃圾虫劳改
lā jī chóng láo gǎi
Corrective Work Order (CWO)
亮灯
liàng dēng
light-up