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 type of dwelling made from Nipa palm leaves. The word “attap” is a transliteration of the Malay word “atap”.
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lè líng zhōng xīn
gòng guǎn shì gōng yù
sì mǎ lù