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.

史古打
shǐ gǔ dǎ
scooter
双节巴士
shuāng jié bā shì
articulated bus/bendy bus
水上德士
shuǐ shàng dé shì
river taxi
锁车区
suǒ chē qū
Wheel Clamp Zone
拖车头
tuō chē tóu
prime mover
易通卡
yì tōng kǎ
ez-link card
阅卡器
yuè kǎ qì
card reader