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.
Communities / Organisations
The entire crew working on an airplane. Abbreviated as “机员” in Mandarin.
机组 (Mainland China), 机组员 (Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan), 机班 (Taiwan)
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zhàn bèi jūn rén
zì gù rén shì
yà xì ān