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.

铁公鸡
tiě gōng jī
having a fist fight
贴士
tiē shì
tips
头手
tóu shǒu
foreman