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.

义标
yì biāo
charity auction
一元对一元
yī yuán duì yī yuán
dollar-for-dollar
义走
yì zǒu
charity walk
银角
yín jiǎo
coins
婴儿花红
yīng ér huā hóng
baby bonus
鹰架
yīng jià
scaffold
拥车证
yōng chē zhèng
Certificate of Entitlement (COE)
永久地契
yǒng jiǔ dì qì
freehold