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.
A general term for a disease of the human immune system that is sexually transmitted. Also known as acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.
爱滋病 (Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Malaysia)、艾滋病 (Mainland China)、爱死病 (Taiwan)
In Mainland China, the official term used is “艾滋病”, while in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Malaysia, “爱滋病” is used. In Singapore, “爱之病” is the term used.
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