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.

打包
dă bāo
takeaway
打底
dǎ dĭ
at least
打书
dǎ shū
to promote a new book
调头
diào tóu
make a U-turn